NewDodgersNation_Store300x300[2]Following the 6-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night, a Dodgers fan was reportedly stabbed to death just a few blocks from AT&T Park, according to The San Francisco Chronicle.

The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was stabbed near Third and Harrison streets about 11:30 p.m Wednesday, four blocks from AT&T Park, according to police.

The victim was taken to the San Francisco General Hospital where he died of his injuries. He was wearing Dodgers gear and was stabbed in a fight with up to 10 people of both Giants and Dodgers fans. One man was armed with a knife and another had a baseball bat.

Three people have been detained and more people who saw the fight will be interviewed. The fight began when a man, who was walking with his father, got into a verbal disagreement which escalated into the 10-man brawl.

This isn’t the first time the fans of the most heated National League rivalry have gotten into post-game confrontations. In 2011, Giants fan Brian Stow was beaten by two Dodgers fans in the Dodgers Stadium parking lot and suffered permanent brain damage.

No names have been released as of yet in this tragedy. We will update this post as more news comes in about this tragic story.

UPDATE (8:15 a.m.): According to CBS Los Angeles, the name of the victim was Jonathan Denver.

UPDATE (10:34 am): According to the LA Times, two men, aged 18 and 21 have been arrested.

UPDATE (12:24 pm): According to ESPN.com, Denver attended the game and left in the 8th inning, while the suspects went to a nightclub and didn’t go to the game. The two sides exchanged insults about the Giants and Dodgers. Denver also happens to be the son of a Dodgers security guard.

7 Responses

  1. M Cecil Russell Sr.

    My prayers go out to the bereaved family. May the Spirit of God bring you comfort as you go through this hour of tragic and senseless loss. God bless you.

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  2. Kate Amunrud

    This is so tragic. Hopefully fans of every team can join together and stop this. Team rivalry is fine if it’s all fun and games, but this is out of hand and something needs to be done.

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  3. [email protected]

    What is this all about? Have fans become animals to kill each other over a stupid game? I just dont understand all this violence over sports events. Are we in the middle east? This is just a stupid game. I feel so much sorrow for the family of the man who was killed over NOTHING!!! What is happening to the people in this country.? This is truly shameful
    hat is all this about?

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