Update, 7:30 p.m.: L.A. police have identified the suspect in Stow’s beating.
Update, 11:30 a.m.: The Los Angeles Police Department plans to hold a press conference on this morning’s arrest at 4 p.m. this afternoon at Dodger Stadium. For now, the department is offering no new details of this morning’s arrest: one man taken into custody and several others “detained” after a 7 a.m. raid on an apartment in East Hollywood.
From the Chron:
Los Angeles police officers this morning raided an apartment and arrested one of the two suspects in the March 31 beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow outside Dodger Stadium, according to a report.
The Los Angeles Times reported that a SWAT team took the unidentified man into custody at about 7 a.m. at a three-story complex in East Hollywood. Read more…
From the L.A. Times:
At about 7 a.m., the Los Angeles Police Department SWAT team descended on an East Hollywood apartment building with a warrant in hand. According to apartment building manager Maritza Camacho, police, using loudspeakers and with guns drawn, called out to the occupants of Apartment 25. Inside was one of the men police suspect in the March 31 beating that left Stow with brain damage.
As residents of the three-story building stood watching from balconies, police removed, one by one, the people who were inside the apartment, according to Camacho. Among them was a man with a bald head and tattoos on his neck and arms, she said, a description that appeared to match the vague sketches released by police of one of the two suspects. She added that he did not appear to resist being taken into custody. Read more…