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Police take suspect into custody in attack on Giants fan Bryan Stow [Updated]

May 22, 2011 |  9:22 am




 Los Angeles police Sunday morning took into custody a suspect in the beating of Bryan Stow, the Giants fan who was assaulted on opening day at Dodger Stadium.

[Update, 5:38 p.m.: LAPD officials publicly identified the suspect as 31-year-old Giovanni Ramirez. Ramirez was booked on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on $1 million bail.]

The suspect, who police believe is one of two men who attacked Stow, 42, was taken by the L.A. police SWAT team from an East Hollywood apartment building at about 7 a.m. Sunday. 

Stow remains in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital, where he was moved last week from County-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Read more: "Suspect in Dodger Stadium beating of Bryan Stow is in custody."


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Photos, from top: A billboard in Los Angeles seeks information about the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow. Credit: Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press. Stow with his children. Credit: Family photo / Associated Press