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Suge Knight Hospitalized After Fight In Arizona

Marion “Suge” Knight has been hospitalized after a fight early Monday morning at a private party in Scottsdale, Arizona. MTV reports that two men have been arrested in connection with the incident.One of the men was identified as singer Akon’s business manager, according to The Arizona Republic.

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Scottsdale police spokesman Sgt. Mark Clark reported that Akon was not present when the fight occurred at the W Scottsdale Hotel, although the singer had been in the area to attend NBA All-Star Game and several celebrity parties.

According the report, Scottsdale police were called to the hotel at around 3:30 a.m., after two groups reportedly exchanged heated words at a private party on the hotel’s second floor. Officers saw Knight punched in the face twice by 38-year-old Robert Carnes Jr., who later told authorities he works for Akon. Knight was being treated for face injuries at the Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn.

“It broke out and was over in a few seconds,” Clark said. Police have not been able to confirm what started the fight, the Republic further reports.?Police booked Carnes and a man identified as 33-year-old Thomas Leon Anderson Jr. on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.