Fan Pushed Off 2nd Deck At Oracle Arena During Fight; In Critical Condition
Mix alcohol, excitement and disappointment all into one building, and you have a melting pot of emotions that may lead to a fight or a tragedy.
“OAKLAND — Not long after the Cleveland Cavaliers had secured their first NBA champions, a fight broke out among fans seat in the second level of Oracle Arena, during which a man fell over the railing down a full level into the seats below, according to officials with Oracle.
The man, in his early 20s, was immediately attended to by arena staff and taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland, where he remained overnight. There is no word on his condition.
According to police, the man was apparently pushed over the railing.
Oakland Police are investigating the incident, including looking at arena security footage. They are looking for witnesses as well.”
Just witnessed a guy fall from top floor inside Oracle arena. Blood everywhere. People hysterical. Pray he’s okay/alive
— Dave Lomas (@davidlomas) June 20, 2016
JUST IN: Sheriff’s officials investigating report that fan fell from second deck to lower deck at Oracle Arena.
— ABC7 News (@abc7newsbayarea) June 20, 2016
Any witnesses to the fight are asked to contact the Oakland Police Department’s Assault Unit at 510-238-3426.