An argument over selling cigarettes as a gas station escalated into the clerk stabbing the customer, according to a report.
Brandon Sam, 19, was charged with aggravated battery in connection to the case, according to WAFB.
The incident happened on Dec. 6 at an East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, gas station, according to the report.
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Sam allegedly refused to sell a 27-year-old man cigarettes because he could not provide identification, according to WAFB. That escalated into an argument that turned into a fight, police said.
Sam then pulled out a 5-inch knife and stabbed the victim multiple times, according to the report.
The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.
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