OAKLAND (KCBS) — Aggressive sports fans violence, in the headlines lately after a Giants fan was brutally beaten at a Dodgers game, is not confined to baseball.
A confrontation after a game at Oakland’s Oracle Arena between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night left an East Bay man with a broken jaw.READ MORE: Classic Film Buffs Set to Assemble Sunday at SF Castro Theatre, Urge Movie Programming Continues
KCBS’ Bob Melrose Reports:
A 25-year-old pizza delivery man, Shaun Cass, said the trouble started when he wore a jersey with the name of Laker Kobe Bryant to the game. Cass said he was taunted during the game, and after the game, which the Warriors won, he was confronted by three men outside the arena.READ MORE: Female Employee Beaten During Friday-Evening Robbery of Santa Rosa Pharmacy
Cass said one man sucker punched him, breaking his jaw. He said the security guards at Oracle Arena did nothing to help, and told him a police report would take three to six hours to file.
A spokeswoman for Oakland Police Department said the department wasn’t notified until a report was filed three days after the incident.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Wind-Whipped Wildfire Near Big Sur Grows To 1,500 Acres; Residents Forced To Evacuate; Highway 1 Shut Down
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