Stabbing, Shooting as Brawl Breaks Out Inside Philadelphia Chinese Takeout, at Least 2 Hurt

An earlier argument led to at least two men being hurt after a brawl broke out inside a Philadelphia Chinese takeout restaurant Thursday afternoon.

The incident played out at Asian Cuisine along Lindbergh Boulevard at Elmwood Avenue in southwest Philadelphia.

A group of people were in the store when an earlier argument between two men escalated into a fight around 4 p.m. One of the men involved stabbed another man and then that man shot the guy who stabbed him, said Philadelphia Police Lt. John Walker.

After the initial stabbing some women also got involved in the fight, said Walker.

The stabbing and shooting victims were both treated in stable condition.

After the stabbing, investigators recovered the knife, said police.

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