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Man knocked unconscious after cutting in line at pizza shop

By Mason White 6:08 PM September 27, 2016
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By: Wayne Morin
A violent fight broke out after a man cut in line at a pizza shop, according to police in Washington D.C.

Police have arrested 20-year-old Jose Nelson Melendez Rodriguez, after being accused of stabbing a man who confronted him about cutting in line.

Police have also arrested 20-year-old Justin Anthony McKinney, after being accused of kicking Rodriguez in the head after stabbing the victim.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Sunday around 4:00 a.m., at the Jumbo Pizza, which is located at 1344 U St. NW.

After Rodriguez cut in line, he was confronted by a man, who was not identified. Rodriguez and the man then went outside to fight each other.

That is when Rodriguez pulled out a knife from his backpack and stabbed the man. In response, he punched Rodriguez in the face, knocking him unconscious.

McKinney then kicked Rodriguez in the face.