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Beaten Giants fan opens eyes, but recovery far from clear

May 18, 2011 |  4:41 pm

LjcvirncA Giants fan beaten at the Dodgers' home opener last month has opened his eyes but still faces a long road, doctors said Wednesday.

Bryan Stow remains in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital, where he was moved earlier this week from County-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Doctors in San Francisco told reporters Stow had been weaned off some anti-seizure medications.

At Wednesday's Dodgers-Giants game at Dodger Stadium, LAPD officers planned to distribute fliers with sketches of two suspects wanted in the beating.

The department has also placed the sketches on billboards and has 17 detectives working the case.

Police said Tuesday that a Latina in her 20s who wore a white Andre Ethier jersey on opening day at Dodger Stadium may know the two assailants.

Capt. Bill Murphy said detectives had developed some strong leads, but one of the best was that a woman drove the car that took the two attackers away the night of the beating. She is described as about 5-foot-2 with brown or dyed hair in a ponytail. She was with a boy, who witnesses said looked to be about 10 years old. Murphy said the jersey was believed to be one designed to fit a woman.