Bryan Stow 'Wanted No Trouble,' Says Witness to Beating at Dodger Stadium
Several witnesses to the beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow at last week's Dodgers opening game have spoken out publicly, reports KNBC. Joe Lagano and Dolores Donnelly, lifelong Dodgers fans, claim that they heard the taunts and curses lobbed at Stow before the beating that left him in a coma with potentially permanent brain injuries. Donnelly told KNBC that Stow told his attackers he didn't want to fight:
"Bryan and them were saying you know what, we don't want no trouble, we're paramedics, we fight we lose our job, and these guys just followed them all the way back, and sucker punched him."
Donnelly added that she saw Stow being kicked in the head as he lay on the ground, as Lagano and others rushed to his aid and called 911. Lagano and Donnelly worked with police to create sketches of the attackers, which have been widely published since the incident.
Lagano added that more could have been done to protect Stow, before the interaction turned violent:
"No security came those guys should soon as they started talking should have been removed immediately [sic]. Especially when the manager got there. He should have called security," said Lagano.