4:40 PM: Los Angeles police today confirmed the arrest of a man suspected of beating San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow outside Dodger Stadium on March 31.
At about 7 a.m., officers from the LAPD’s northeastern division served search warrants at multiple locations throughout the city, Detective Gus Villanueva said this afternoon.
Officers at an East Hollywood home arrested of one of two men suspected of beating the 42-year-old Santa Clara County paramedic into a coma, Villanueva said.
Police were in the process of questioning several other people who were taken into custody during this morning’s operation, Villanueva said.
More information regarding the arrest was expected to be released by LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck at a 4 p.m. news conference at Dodger Stadium.
Stow has been in a coma for nearly two months since the attack, and was transferred from Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center to San Francisco General Hospital on May 16.
Police went to an East Hollywood apartment at about 7 a.m. and arrested a man suspected of taking part in the March 31 attack at Dodger Stadium that left Stow in a coma, according to the L.A. Times.
Los Angeles police did not immediately return calls to confirm an arrest.
Stow, a 42-year-old paramedic, was punched and kicked by two men wearing Dodgers gear in a stadium parking lot.
They fled in a car driven by a woman in her 20s, police said.
More than 200 billboards with images of the suspects were put up around Southern California in an effort to track down the assailants, and a reward of up to $200,000 was offered for their arrest.
Stow, who has been in a coma for nearly two months since the attack, was transferred from Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center to San Francisco General Hospital on May 16.