An Oakland man has been placed in a medically induced coma after he was critically injured in an apparent assault in a parking lot at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, Inglewood Police said. 30, during the NFC Championship match, Inglewood police said Wednesday.
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Lieutenant Geoffrey Meeks with the Inglewood Police Department said a medical call was made at 4:05 p.m. involving a man down Lot L of the stadium and that the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded. return. The man, 40-year-old Daniel Luna, was taken to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and quickly taken to the emergency room, Meeks said.
Police were unaware of the incident until hospital emergency medical personnel contacted them at 6:30 p.m. due to Luna’s serious condition, Meeks said. Luna was then put into a medically induced coma, Meeks said.
Detectives responded and determined that Luna’s injuries were consistent with an assault victim, Meeks said.
Meeks said Luna was wearing a San Francisco 49ers jersey and black pants at the time of the incident. However, there is still no conclusive evidence as to whether Luna’s fandom was a factor in the apparent attack, Meeks said.
The 49ers were playing the Los Angeles Rams at the time of the attack.
No suspect information was immediately available and no arrests were made, the lieutenant said. Meeks said police are reviewing the stadium’s security camera footage and working with the stadium’s security team.
Luna went to the game alone, CBS Los Angeles reported.
A statement from a spokesperson for the 49ers, according to CBS LA, said: “What happened to Daniel Luna is reprehensible, and we strongly condemn all acts of violence. We know the local authorities are conducting a full investigation and we are always ready to assist them in any way we can. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mr. Luna, his family, friends and the medical team caring for him. ”
Beat fan Bryan Stow of the San Francisco Giants in 2011 outside Dodger Stadium, leaving Stow in a medically induced coma with brain damage, having previously highlighted the fan safety issue.
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