Two people were taken to the hospital, including one who had been stabbed, after a fight inside of a pizza restaurant in south Charlotte.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were called to Carmellas Pizza Grill on South Tryon Street near Interstate 485 around 12:30 a.m.
Police said one person was stabbed during a fight, and Kirk Donohue, an employee of the restaurant was struck in the face. Both had nonlife-threatening injuries and Donohue was back at work Wednesday night.
Police said the people involved in the fight had been drinking, reports WCNC, the Observers news partner.
Donohue, reached at the establishment on Wednesday, said the altercation happened as he was just trying to get the guy out of the bar. And he did not want to leave.
He said he had never seen the man accused of assaulting him until Tuesday night.
The suspect, whose name had not been released late Wednesday, was also injured. A police spokesperson said investigators plan to take the man into custody after hes released from the hospital.
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