Louisville police say 'altercation' Saturday left 1 man dead and 2 women hospitalized

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A man is facing several charges after being accused of killing a man and injuring two women during a fight Saturday at a home in Louisville's California neighborhood.

Elvis Anderson Jr., who was arrested that afternoon by Louisville Metro Police officers, has been charged with one count of murder and two counts of second-degree assault. He's set to be arraigned Monday morning, according to court records.

In his LMPD arrest citation, Anderson is accused of approaching the home where the fight took place armed with a wooden stick ahead of a "physical altercation," in which police said he used a machete to kill a man, identified Sunday by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office as 30-year-old Davon Banks, and injure two women, who LMPD said were taken to University of Louisville Hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

In a statement sent Saturday before Anderson had been charged, LMPD said Second Division officers were dispatched on the call at about 11 a.m. Anderson and the man who was killed were neighbors, according to his arrest citation, which said Anderson confessed in a statement to police.

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Lucas Aulbach can be reached at laulbach@courier-journal.com, 502-582-4649 or on Twitter @LucasAulbach.

This article originally appeared on Louisville Courier Journal: Louisville police investigate fatal 'altercation' on Garland Avenue