LAKELAND, Fla. - Lakeland police say an argument outside of a home led to shoving and a stabbing. Clarence S. Montgomery, 52, is now charged with second-degree murder.
Officers went to 600 North New York around 5 p.m. on Sunday after receiving a report about a fight. They found Louis Matos, Jr., 41, with a stab wound to the upper body.
He was pronounced dead at Lakeland Regional Medical center shortly before 6:30 p.m.
Witnesses said Matos were arguing and pushing each other around the yard when Montgomery grabbed a knife and stabbed Matos.
There was no immediate word on what prompted the fight. Montgomery was booked into the Polk County Jail
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