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Brutal fight follows pizzeria shouting match

PizzaSEATTLE — What started as a shouting match in a pizza parlor ended in a brutal fight that sent one man to the hospital Saturday night in Seattle.

Seattle police officers responded to calls of a fight around 1:20 a.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Stewart Place. According to police, two men got into a shouting match at the restaurant and one of the men was kicked out of the pizzeria. When the other man went outside to smoke a cigarette, the suspect allegedly approached him and started another verbal altercation that escalated into a fist fight.

The fight continued onto the ground and the suspect allegedly slashed the victim’s throat with a box cutter. The two men were pulled apart by witnesses before police arrived.

The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police arrested the suspect with the box cutter and he was taken to Harborview for treatment of a head injury. He remains under police guard and will be booked into King County Jail for felony assault, police said.



4 Comments to “Brutal fight follows pizzeria shouting match”

    Patricia Plumley said:
    April 3, 2013 at 12:02 PM

    The pizza doesn't even look worth it!

      max said:
      April 3, 2013 at 12:52 PM

      I disagree it looks awesome to me.

    gb1 said:
    April 3, 2013 at 1:17 PM

    Guess he shouldn't have asked for the last slice ;-p

      Guest said:
      April 3, 2013 at 1:51 PM

      Yeahhh, I got that

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