Man Ordering Food Called A Zombie, Punched Twice

OWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa City police are investigating an early morning assault in which a man accused another of being a zombie, then punched him twice. Police said the assault occurred at 1:17 a.m. Sunday at an Iowa City restaurant south of the University of Iowa campus.

A man was ordering food when he was approached by another man who called him a zombie, then hit him in the eye. When the victim tried to call police on his cell phone, the man punched him again, breaking his nose.

The man then ran out a back door.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital.


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  • by ~ALPHA female~ Location: O84P on Oct 26, 2009 at 06:42 AM
    If you stand there and let some bipolar, schizophrenic person hit you in the face TWICE.... you might be a zombie! Because an alive, human would have ducked that second time.... idiot!
  • by TP Location: Gville on Oct 25, 2009 at 11:50 PM
    To Ted: That was too funny. I laughed so hard I cried!
  • by Anonymous on Oct 25, 2009 at 03:28 PM
    Well Jim obviously alcohol is involved in your typing also!!
  • by Ted Location: Grimesland on Oct 25, 2009 at 01:07 PM
    Zombies are becoming a problem. President Obama just declared zombie-izm a national emergency. If you see zombies in your neighborhood you should contact the CDC or local law enforcement immediately. Zombies, while slow moving can be extremely aggressive and often they travel in packs. Please do not try to take on a zombie by yourself like this fool did.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:56 AM
    The story said the victim was trying to order food when approached by the one doing the hitting & running. Alcohol seems irrelevant...
  • by Jim on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:27 AM
    can we saw alcohol involved stupidity
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