Saturday night’s Raiders-49ers preseason game was marred by violent incidents involving fans, including one man being badly injured in a beating in a Candlestick Park restroom, and two men getting shot in the parking lot afterward.
A 24-year-old man is at San Francisco General Hospital with what have been referred to as life-threatening injuries after he was shot following the game.
The victim was wearing a “F- the 49ers” T-shirt, and police detained a suspect who was wearing Raiders apparel.
A 20-year-old man was also shot and hospitalized with superficial wounds to his face. The two shooting victims were found separately, and it is not clear whether the shootings were connected.
And a 26-year-old man was reportedly taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was assaulted and knocked unconscious in a restroom during the game.
Violent incidents involving fans have been a particularly sensitive subject in the Bay Area this year after San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow was severely beaten by two men in Los Angeles Dodgers gear outside Dodger Stadium. Five months later, Stow remains hospitalized in serious condition with brain injuries.