Falcons fan stabbed in throat outside Georgia Dome

Brad Biggs

In recent seasons, fan violence has been an issue for San Francisco 49ers games at Candlestick Park.

In this instance, it was a problem outside the Georgia Dome following the 49ers’ victory in the NFC Championship Game Sunday evening.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a fan was in stable condition at an Atlanta hospital after being stabbed in the neck following the game. The fan was reportedly in an argument with a group of 49ers fans outside Gate D and the 35-year-old man was slashed in the throat area.

The assailant has not been apprehended and Georgia World Congress Center Police are investigating the attack.

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