According to police, a dispute started with "an unwanted advancement made by a man toward a woman" inside the Dogwood Bar in downtown Nashville. At around 3 a.m., the argument turned violent when those involved decided to take things outside.
Three men were stabbed during the fight. Two of them, 22-year-old Clayton Beathardand 21-year-old Paul Trapeni III, were taken to Vanderbilt Medical University Center, where they later died. A third victim was treated and released. Clayton was the son of famed country songwriter Casey Beathard and brother toTucker, who's a rising country singer, and San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback,C.J. Beathard Casey and his wife,Susan, following the tragic incident in which they said Clayton "was always worried about all of our welfare, never his own."
The statement continues, "He was never afraid of a challenge so please, all of you take on the challenge with faith in God and knowing Clay is smiling down and has your back."