Man dies following fight in Menards parking lot, police investigating

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The La Crosse Police Department is conducting a death investigation after they responded to a fight at a Menards parking lot on May 1.

Police say 79-year-old Russell Paulson died as a result of his injuries after a physical fight with 50-year-old Matthew Kinstler.

Law enforcement says Kinstler was upset with Paulson because he believed he had parked too closely to the vehicle he was driving. A verbal argument turned into a physical altercation.

This investigation is still active. If you have any information, you are asked to contact the La Crosse Police Department.

View the full post from the La Crosse police department below.

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