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Flatbush man bleeds to death after brawl over bill - Metro US

Flatbush man bleeds to death after brawl over bill

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An argument at a Brooklyn restaurant early on Saturday turned ugly when one man threatened the other with a machete and then bled to death after falling on broken glass, police said.

Miguel Jimenez and a friend were thrown out of the La Cabana Rodriguez restaurant on Flatbush Avenue a little before 4 a.m. when they began to fight over the check, police said.

Jimenez initially took out a foot-long machete but dropped it in favor of fighting with his fists, the NY Post reported. It was during the physical altercation that he landed on a broken bottle and sliced his arm.

Jimenez was transported to Kings County Hospital, where he died at 4:30 a.m.

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