A man was stabbed to death at a Popeyes in a fight over a chicken sandwich, according to reports

  • A man was stabbed to death at a Popeyes in Maryland in an altercation that started over a chicken sandwich, according to a report from the local news station Fox 5.
  • The incident occurred at a Popeyes on the 6200 block of Livingston Road in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Monday evening.
  • Fox 5’s Evan Lambert tweeted that sources told him “a fight over someone cutting in line led to a stabbing death tonight in Oxon Hill, MD.”
  • The chicken sandwich returned to the Popeyes menu Sunday after the chain sold out of the popular menu item in August.
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A man was stabbed at a Popeyes in Maryland on Monday, according to reports. He later died from his wounds after being taken to a hospital, the local news station Fox 5 reported.

Fox 5’s Evan Lambert cited sources as saying the altercation started over a chicken sandwich. The police confirmed to the Washington, DC-based WJLA that there was a fight, and the police told Fox 5’s Allison Papson that there was an adult male victim.

The police have not confirmed a motive for the stabbing.

The attack took place at a Popeyes on the 6200 block of Livingston Road in Oxon Hill, Maryland, south of Washington, on Monday.

The police received a call about the incident at about 7 p.m. local time, Fox 5 reported. The location closed after the incident, WJLA reported.

Lambert tweeted that sources told him “a fight over someone cutting in line led to a stabbing death tonight in Oxon Hill, MD.”

The popular chicken sandwich, which caused a frenzy when it was first introduced in August, was reintroduced to the Popeyes menu on Sunday after selling out across the chain’s locations.

The police did not immediately respond to calls from Business Insider for comment. Representatives from Popeyes did not immediately respond to emails.