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City Diner cook stabs another during fight, police say

Victim taken to hospital; injuries not life-threatening
City Diner in West Palm Beach, May 1, 2022
Posted at 7:01 AM, May 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-01 20:51:32-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A cook at a popular West Palm Beach breakfast diner stabbed another during a fight Saturday morning, police said.

The stabbing occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m. at City Diner.

West Palm Beach police spokesman Mike Jachles said the cooks were choking each other when one of them stabbed the other, possibly in self-defense.

The wounded cook was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The other cook was taken to the hospital to be evaluated and later released.

Jachles said the stabbing remains under investigation.