Jabali coffee shop owner stabbed in Fells Point attack

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 04:02:24 PM. The owner of Jabali in Fells Point was attacked from behind and stabbed multiple times about a block from his Southeast Baltimore coffee shop on Sunday night, he confirmed Monday. 
The owner of Jabali in Fells Point was attacked from behind and stabbed multiple times Sunday night about a block from his Southeast Baltimore coffee shop, he confirmed Monday. Alex Dominguez, 56, said he was discharged from Johns Hopkins Hospital about 3 a.m. Monday after being wounded — including “pretty severely in the cheek” — in an unprovoked attack near the intersection of South Bond and Shakespeare streets about 8:30 p.m. Sunday. “I felt like this thunk on the top of my head, and I thought, ‘Oh, someone’s playing with me.’ So I spun around and this guy was punching at me,” said Dominguez, a former reporter who often covered Baltimore violence during a 25-year career here with the Associated Press. “I said, ‘What are you doing?’ And I went to punch him back, and I forced him up against the car, and he kept what I thought was punching at me. And then I finally realized he had a knife in his hand.” Lt. Nicholas Edwards, a police spokesman, confirmed police responded to a cutting about 8:35 p.m. at the intersection and transported Dominguez to the hospital. Police said no arrest had been made. Michael Brice-Saddler Jan Crye was walking home after a night out with friends in Upper Fells Point in May when a man in a red bandana pointed a gun at her face and demanded her purse. “I didn’t have a second to think, scream, anything,” Crye, 61, said. “I just handed him my pocketbook and off he went.” Such confrontations... Jan Crye was walking home after a night out with friends...Read more
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