There must be something super special about the Popeyes chicken sandwich as it has been a hug hit among chicken lovers, especially in Black communities. The sandwich is so special that yesterday a man made the ultimate sacrifice just trying to get one.
A man was stabbed to death Monday at a Maryland Popeyes after an argument over the restaurant’s re-released chicken sandwich.
The victim, a 28-year-old man, was stabbed outside the restaurant around 7p.m., Prince George’s County Police spokeswoman Jennifer Donelan said at a news conference Monday. He had been in line for a chicken sandwich when he and another man got into an argument, which spilled onto the street, Donelan said. Police believe the argument began over someone cutting in line.
“For you to get that angry over anything … and to develop into this type of violence, again, is a very sad and tragic day,” Donelan said.
It was not clear whether the man who cut the line to get the sandwich was the one who got stabbed or the one who did the stabbing.
Officers who arrived on the scene applied lifesaving measures until the man was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Donelan said.
Police are still looking for the suspect. Donelan asked the suspect and people who were in restaurant at the time to reach out to detectives.
“We are looking for a male, and that male knows who he is,” Donelan said. “He knows what he did here tonight, and he needs to do the right thing and he