PASADENA, Calif. – Dozens of fans brawled in a Rose Bowl parking lot prior to a Southern California-UCLA football diversion Saturday, withdrawal dual group stabbed, dual military officers with teenager injuries as well as 3 group arrested, authorities said.
About 40 fans of both schools fought during about 4:20 p.m. in a grassy partial of Brookside Golf Course which a track uses for eventuality parking, Pasadena military Cmdr. Darryl Qualls said.
One chairman was stabbed in a impertinence as well as a alternative was stabbed in a behind during a m?lange a little 3 hours prior to a crosstown-rivalry diversion in in in between a Bruins as well as Trojans was set to start, Qualls said. Both were taken by ambulance to Huntington Memorial Hospital. He described their condition as stable.
One military military officer was treated with colour for a sprained hand, a alternative for a sprained ankle, as well as both were released, Qualls said.
Arturo Cisneros, 44, was arrested upon guess of attempted murder, military said. Steven Radu, 27, as well as Joshua Elder, 23, were arrested for review of attack upon a military officer. They were being hold in Pasadena City Jail.
Police did not know if any of a group had defended attorneys.
The names of a victims were not released.
USC after kick a Bruins for a 11th time in twelve games, 28-14.
It was not rught away transparent what sparked a brawl, though military pronounced a propagandize adversary as well as tailgate celebration celebration were vital factors.
“The fans have been flattering ardent about their football teams,” Qualls said.
USC air blower Michael Lane of Los Angeles pronounced he was tailgating with friends in a lot when a m?lange pennyless out around him.
“People from USC as well as UCLA were fighting opposite any other,” Lane said. “It was bottles being thrown as well as opposite things happened … we saw a chairman come out with a full of blood face.”
Qualls pronounced which a final time a annual adversary diversion was hold during a Rose Bowl in 2008, there were about 50 arrests, though he didn’t consider any of them were for assault.
“It doesn’t occur during normal college football games,” he said.
The fight occurred prior to many fans or possibly group had arrived during a Rose Bowl, though thousands of tailgating fans outlayed many of a day collected around RVs or barbecues in still Arroyo Seco, watchful for a late kickoff commanded by radio coverage.
UCLA’s adversary with USC is in in between a many heated in college football, pitting dual schools distant by only thirteen miles in in in between USC’s downtown campus as well as UCLA’s Westwood address. The adversary divides fans from each territory of Los Angeles, infrequently even bursting families.
UCLA was overshadowed whilst a Trojans won 7 true Pac-10 titles during a past decade.
Saturday’s USC feat — a Trojans’ fourth true — in a 80th assembly in in in between a teams was for zero though county pride, with a Bruins unwell to validate for a play diversion as well as USC criminialized from a postseason by NCAA sanctions.
Associated Press bard Andrew Dalton in Los Angeles contributed to this report.