Police say they have arrested the man who committed a stabbing outside the Georgia Dome following the Falcons’ loss to the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday.
James Lewis McCoy of Villa Rica, Georgia, was arrested on Tuesday. There’s no word on what charges he will face. The victim remains hospitalized in stable condition.
Although initial reports said a Falcons fan punched a 49ers fan and the 49ers fan retaliated by stabbing the Falcons fan, police now say the dispute had nothing to do with fan allegiances. Instead, police say it was some sort of dispute about food at a tailgate outside the stadium.
Neither McCoy nor the victim attended the game, police say.