Man killed at Maryland Popeyes in fight linked to popular chicken sandwich
The stabbing occurred one day after Popeyes began selling its fried chicken sandwich again.A spokeswoman for the Prince George’s Police Department said the victim, who has not been identified, was stabbed at a restaurant in Oxon Hill, outside Washington D.C.
28-year-old Kevin Davis, or "Oside KD" was not stabbed to death over a chicken sandwich, according to his friends.
Friends and family gathered on Wednesday outside of the Popeyes where he lost his life Monday to set up a memorial in a parking spot, complete with candles, balloons, and stuffed animals.
Prince George's County Police said Davis had cut in front of people standing in the chicken sandwich line at a Popeyes in Oxon Hill Monday. They said witnesses told them and surveillance video showed that he got into an argument with another man, which the two of them took outside the restaurant.
Man dies after stabbing in Maryland Popeyes; fight over chicken sandwich, sources say
A man was fatally stabbed Monday evening while inside a Maryland Popeyes following a fight over a chicken sandwich, a source told Fox News. © FoxNews.com Police investigate stabbing at Popeyes. Prince George's County police said they received reports of a fight at a Popeyes location in the 6200 block of Livingston Road in Oxon Hill, Md., on Monday at around 7 p.m. Oxon Hill is about 20 minutes from Washington, D.C.PIO on scene of a fatal stabbing in the 6200 block of Livingston Road. pic.twitter.
Once outside, investigators said a male suspect stabbed Davis.
"I did hang there with him through him trying to hang in there," a friend, who asked not to be identified, said. "It looked like it hit him in the lung, kept him calm, rubbed his neck, told him 'look, breathe calm' as long as I could."
He later died from his injuries, according to police.
Many of the friends gathered outside Popeyes Wednesday adamantly said he did not die over a chicken sandwich.
“They not going to make it that the chicken sandwich the reason that happened to my homie," his friend said. "It was deeper than that.”
What it was, he couldn't say.
But, he said finding the answer to that question is not his focus now. He wants to celebrate his life.
"He just came out here with a smile on his face every day, brought joy to everybody’s day, no matter what he went through...Long live KD," the friend said.
Man stabbed to death outside of Maryland Popeyes over new chicken sandwich
Police are investigating after a 28-year-old man was fatally stabbed outside of an Oxon Hill Popeyes' store on Monday night. Prince George's County Police said they were called to the 6200 block of Livingston Rd. around 7 p.m. on Monday night, where they found a man with multiple stab wounds in the parking lot. According to preliminary evidence collected by PGPD, the individual was in line for the popular chicken sandwich that was re-released yesterday when an argument broke out. Authorities say their preliminary findings deduct that one man cut in front of the other, prompting the argument.
Police are still searching for the suspect and a woman who they believe was with him at the time.
Police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing over Popeyes chicken sandwich .
A Maryland man wanted in a fatal stabbing over a Popeyes chicken sandwich has been arrested, police said. © WJLA Police say a man was stabbed to death outside a Popeyes restaurant in Oxon Hill, Md., after an argument that started while people were in line to buy chicken sandwiches, Nov. 4, 2019. Ricoh McClain, 30, of District Heights, Maryland, was located and taken into custody Wednesday night for murder and other charges, according to the Prince George's County Police Department. No further details were immediately released.