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Dodgers fan suffers skull fracture in battle outside the stadium, the police hunt for suspect

Dodger Stadium on the eve of the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series.
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A Dodgers fan was admitted to the hospital with serious injuries after a fight in a parking lot at Dodger Stadium next Friday, six-hour game, according to the police and the family of the victim.

The attack stemmed from a “verbal dispute between two men outside the stadium after the Dodgers game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Lt. Silvia Sanchez with the Los Angeles Police department told Fox News.

The police said shortly after midnight on Saturday,” says one of the men was seriously injured when he fell to the ground after being punched once.”

“He was hit and his head on the ground and caused a skull fracture, and now his brain is swelling. He is bleeding in the brain,” the victim is the wife of Christel Reyna, told KABC.

She has become the victim to the media outlet as her husband, a 47-year-old Rafael Reyna, a father of four.

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“To be a witness, immediately the incident to the stadium staff and the LAPD. Emergency medical technicians were immediately dispatched to provide medical assistance to the scene,” the POLICE said in a statement. The victim was transported to the hospital.

On a donation page Christel Reyna made to cover the medical costs, she wrote to her husband in Lot 3 just after midnight on Saturday, after the Dodgers game.

“I heard the whole attack, because I was on the phone with him in the time”, she wrote on the page. “We are asking anyone with information to share what they know, so that we can catch who this to my husband.”

“I expect that there are a number of difficult roads for us, but we believe in the power of our Lord to heal him and carry our family,” Christel wrote. “Please continue sending your prayers for my husband. We can sure use a lot of it.”

She also made a public plea on her Facebook page, writes: “Help us who are assaulted my husband at Dodger stadium last night! Anyone seen anything! A lot of 2/3 at midnight last night (Friday night). I heard the entire attack on the phone and know someone is there to witness it!”

The POLICE told Fox News they are working with the Dodgers on the research.

No arrests have been made and the cause of the brawl is still under investigation, police told Fox News.

The police described the suspect as a male Hispanic his 20s, saying that he is in the area in a white SUV, possibly a Toyota 4Runner.

An official update on Reyna’s condition was not available Sunday.

Meanwhile, a video taken in the stadium show of a different battle that took place during the game was posted on the social media, including Twitter. It shows a number of fans hitting and yelling at each other. It was not clear what the cause of that brawl.

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There are other violent confrontations at the Dodgers Stadium, including a 2011 beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Berg brain damaged and disabled.

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The beating prompted public outrage and led to increased security at Dodgers’ games.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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