Man fatally stabbed outside gyudon restaurant


A 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the parking lot outside a gyudon restaurant in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Sunday morning.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 3:30 a.m. outside a Sukiya restaurant. NTV reported the victim, Ren Kumazawa, was seen arguing with a group of about five men and women in the parking lot before being stabbed. He was taken to hospital where he died about an hour later from a stab wound to his left thigh.

Police said they received a call from someone -- apparently one of the group -- saying that a friend had been stabbed.

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And here I thought a shot (or a stab) to the leg is always harmless, at least according to TV dramas.

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Did not want to chip in on the bill sufficiently?

The " stab wound to his left thigh" ....hit that main "femoral artery"

A puncture of the femoral artery is a life threatening injury as a patient can bleed to death in a matter of minutes.

Usually "hitmen" know how to precisely get at this artery from various angles, positions, and the type of blade is good for such works.

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Gyudon is mentioned in the headline and the lead, so the beef bowl dish presumably had something to do with the murder. But what?

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The shop was Sukiya, IMO & IME, the best gyudon chain. Matsuya is 2nd and Yoshimoya is at the bottom of the list.

03:30AM don't Sukiya close their shops now at midnight, all my local do as the stopped the practice of a single worker per night-shift.

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gosh was like a gangster

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so the beef bowl dish presumably had something to do with the murder.

When information like "gyudon restaurant" is released in a news report, it's generally done so in order to prompt possible witnesses to come forward with information that may help the police with the investigation. A person driving by a gyudon restaurant in Odawara Ward may have thought nothing of the kids yelling at each other in the parking lot, but may have thought, "Hey, that's a new Toyota Prius they're getting into." That's information the police can use to catch the culprits. News is ostensibly to inform a community so that its members can act on said news. Reading the news is not nor was it ever meant to be a passive or impassive sport.

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