SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man wearing Dodgers gear was stabbed to death when a fight broke out between rival fans just after a San Francisco Giants baseball game near AT&T Park late Wednesday night.UPDATE: LA Times has a few more details...
San Francisco Police said a confrontation between two groups of men following a Dodgers and Giants game broke out near the intersection of Third and Harrison streets about 11:40 p.m.
The man was walking away from the stadium with his father and brother when a verbal disagreement led to a physical confrontation involving a knife, police said.
The man was stabbed during the fight and transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, police said.
Three people were taken into custody in the area, and police were continuing to interview witnesses.
The unidentified victim was with his brother and father who were wearing Dodger blue when he was stabbed, NBC-Bay Area reported. The argument began after a comment about Dodgers apparel, KGO-TV reported.
The victim was not wearing team colors, according to media reports. It was not immediately clear if others in the fight were wearing Giants gear.
UPDATE (from Nomo): Dodgers released a statement via Twitter.
The Dodgers are shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Jonathan Denver, who is the son of one of our security guards. There is no rational explanation for this senseless act which resulted in Jonathan's death. The pain that this has caused his family and friends is unimaginable. Words are not enough to describe our sadness. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family during this extremely difficult time.