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Fight sends two to hospital, one to jail

MILFORD, OH (FOX19) - A fight in Milford has sent two people to the hospital and another person to jail.

Milford Police officers responded to the Edgecombe Apartments early Tuesday morning. Upon arrival, they were approached by a man named Raeshawn Wilson, 21, of Milford, who said he had been stabbed. A second person, Blake Reynolds, 30,of Milford, was suffering from a gash on his shin, where he said he had been beaten with a bat.

Reynolds told police that a man named Gene Atkins and his friend Anthony Atkins came to the middle of the street and began challenging him to a fight. Reynolds said Gene Atkins had hit him with the bat and Anthony Atkins stabbed Wilson.

Officers found a large kitchen knife at the steps of Gene Atkins' apartment. He told police that Reynolds and his friends started the fight.

Police obtained independent witness statements and are being reviewed. Anthony Atkins, 33, of Moraine, has been charged with felonious assault. Additional charges against others involved are pending.

Reynolds and Wilson were taken to the hospital.

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