Charges officially were filed Wednesday against two men in connection with a stabbing that killed one man and injured several others Friday.

Bryce A. Rupska, 26, and Richard P. Ramey Jr., 25, will appear in Vigo County Superior Court Division 1 this morning.

Rupska faces one count of murder, two counts of aggravated battery and one count of battery by means of a deadly weapon.

Rupska, who has served time in prison for residential entry and criminal recklessness, also is being charged as a habitual offender.

Rupska’s charges could result in up to 163 years in prison, according to a news release from the Vigo County Prosecutor’s Office.

Ramey has been charged with one count of aggravated battery and one count of battery by means of a deadly weapon. Ramey has served time for burglary and theft, and is being charged as a habitual offender.

Ramey’s charges could amount to a maximum of 58 years in prison, according to the release.

The charges stem from a fight that broke out in T’s Lounge, a bar near Seventh and Hulman streets late Friday night. Several people involved in the fight suffered stab wounds and other injuries. Witnesses identified Rupska and Ramey as the two men wielding knives during the brawl, according to a probable-cause affidavit filed with the court.

Both Rupska and Ramey, who also suffered injuries during the fight, claim self-defense.

One man, Jason Joe White, 30, of Terre Haute, later died from a stab wound to his temple. White’s funeral was Wednesday.

Travis E. Hughes, 25, of Terre Haute, suffered a collapsed lung, a laceration to his shin and puncture wounds to his shoulder, armpit and shoulder blade, according to court documents. Hughes remained in Terre Haute Regional Hospital on Wednesday. His condition has been upgraded to fair.

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