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Two Stabbed, One Killed, In Coney Island McDonald’s Brawl On Easter Sunday

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A fight broke out in Coney Island’s McDonald’s (1403 Mermaid Avenue) on Easter Sunday, spilling out into the street where two men were stabbed, one fatally.

DNAinfo reports:

The two men, neither of whose identities were immediately released, had been inside the fast-food restaurant at the corner of Stillwell and Mermaid avenues when the fight erupted just before 11 p.m., sources said.

In the melee, a 20-year-old man was stabbed in the gut and another man was stabbed in the lower back, police said. The 20-year-old was pronounced dead at Coney Island Hospital, police said.

The second man is in stable condition.

According to the Associated Press, the fight involved two “groups,” and investigators are piecing together the victims’ relationships to each other and the groups involved. They’re also still working to determine the number of people involved, and if the brawl was gang related.

There were no immediate arrests.

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  1. STFU because he was a good person ! He only defending himself so stop chatting if Hal don’t know him ! R.I.P Ed gone but never forgotten !

  2. Um, no, we don’t have to STFU if we don’t want to. And, how do you know he was only defending himself? Inquiring minds want to know…..


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