Police hunt two suspects in fatal stabbing of veteran during bar brawl

The bar Rumors, where Shawn Russell, 36, was stabbed to death just after 1 a.m. Tuesday, is seen later in the day Tuesday, March 5, 2016, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Police are searching for two men after a 36-year-old Army veteran was killed during a bar fight in Hixson early Tuesday morning.

Shawn Russell was stabbed once during the brawl at Rumors Bar on Hixson Pike, according to police. Video surveillance from the bar shows Russell was wielding a pool cue during the fight, which happened just after 1 a.m., said Lt. Glenn Scruggs.

photo Shawn Russell succumbed to his stabbing injuries after a fight at Rumors Bar & Grille.

Police have identified the two men who were apparently involved in the stabbing, but declined to release their names Tuesday. Both men left the bar together in a dark SUV, Scruggs said.