Man Was Shot During A Fight That Broke Out After Cowboys-Patriots Game

by Adam Silvers

Following yesterday's game between the Patriots and Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, a man was reportedly shot in the AT&T Stadium parking lot, and he is in critical condition.

Two off-duty police officers found the victim, who's in his early 40s, after they responded to the incident around 8:30 pm.

Arlington Police investing a shooting in Parking Lot 10 of AT&T stadium following Cowboys game. — Rebecca Lopez (@rlopezwfaa) October 12, 2015

According to Arlington police, a suspect was arrested, and the victim was airlifted to a hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.

Police said the suspect also received medical attention after he hurt his leg while trying to evade capture.

Crime scene unit. Police tape. Ambulance. 8 police cars outside @ATTStadium . — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) October 12, 2015

It's unclear what precipitated the shooting, but the area was extra crowded as a result of the Texas Rangers' playoff game at nearby Globe Life Park. The two stadiums are about a 12-minute walk from each other.

More from Arlington PD on shooting in parking lot outside of AT&T Stadium. — Ryan Osborne (@RyanOsborneFWST) October 12, 2015

Citations: Man critically wounded in shooting after Cowboys-Patriots game (The Washington Post)