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Man beaten in Dodger Stadium parking lot after fender-bender

A shot of a Dodger Stadium parking lot shortly after the Bryan Stow beating incident in 2011. The latest beating victim is described as having moderate injuries.
A shot of a Dodger Stadium parking lot shortly after the Bryan Stow beating incident in 2011. The latest beating victim is described as having moderate injuries. Mark J. Terrill/AP Photo

Los Angeles police say a man has been beaten in the Dodger Stadium parking lot and four people have been arrested.

Sgt. David Armas says a man in his 20s is in stable condition Monday with moderate injuries.

Armas says the man was leaving the stadium parking lot after Sunday's game when his car and another got into a fender-bender. Both drivers got out, argued and the victim was knocked down.

Armas says three other men then held him while the first attacker hit and kicked him in the head and face. A pregnant woman in the car wasn't hurt but she was examined at a hospital.

It's the first such attack at the stadium since Giants fan Bryan Stow was beaten into a coma after last year's opening game. Stadium officials had promised to increase security after the attack. Armas said security staff and uniformed off-duty Los Angeles police were at the stadium Sunday and responded quickly.

Armas said the suspects, all in their 20s, were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon because the victim was kicked. Police said they did not appear to have any street gang affiliations.

"It was just a minor fender bender that just got totally out of hand," Arnas said.

 

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