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Chicken, tire iron used as weapons in fight over soda

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A family disagreement over Big Peach soda ended with a Dallas man going to jail Wednesday morning.

According to a police report, 18-year-old Diamond Lydia began arguing about the soda with a 24-year-old woman in an apartment in the 7200 block of Ferguson Road.

He followed her into her bedroom and threw a box of chicken at her. He grabbed a pillow and hit her with it and then climbed on top of her and punched her in the head several times. The woman responded by smashing a glass jar from her dresser over Lydia's head, the report states.

A witness told police Lydia then went downstairs and grabbed a tire iron. He shouted, "I'm going to kill you!" and tried to swing the tire iron at the victim, who had also come back downstairs. But the report states witness was able to grab the weapon and prevent Lydia from seriously hurting anyone.

Paramedics treated both the suspect and the victim at the scene.

Lydia was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police are treating it as a family violence case.

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