An Illinois man is being held without bail after stabbing an acquaintance dozens of times outside a fast food restaurant, authorities said.
On June 25, Michael Dabrowski, 25, was in his car in a Wendy’s parking lot in Chicago when 24-year-old Michael Majeski drove up, parked and got into his car, Assistant State’s Attorney Susanna Bucaro said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Dabrowski allegedly began repeatedly stabbing Majeski, who fled the vehicle with the suspect in pursuit and stabbing him in the back.
When the victim fell down, prosecutors said, Dabrowski continued to knife him.
Multiple people witnessed the incident, including three Wendy’s employees and a driver who used a cellphone to video the stabbing. When one bystander asked Dabrowski what was happening, he replied, “He f’d me over,” the prosecutor said, noting the suspect used a swear word.
After Dabrowski tossed the alleged murder weapon into bushes, witnesses and neighborhood residents tackled him to the ground and held him until police could arrive.
The victim was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
“There was an altercation within the car. Obviously things went way wrong,” defense attorney Brian Sexton told the court at a June 27 bail hearing of his client, who he said comes from a “law enforcement family.”
Sexton added: “There is a mental health issue in this case.”