Falcons fan stabbed at Georgia Dome after game

Falcons fan stabbed at Georgia Dome after game

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ATLANTA -

Police are investigating a stabbing incident in front of the Georgia Dome just after the Atlanta Falcons lost to the San Francisco 49ers.

Georgia Dome authorities tell FOX 5 News that a 35-year-old man was injured during a fight near the Silver Lot along the Georgia Dome Drive around 6:40 p.m. Sunday.

Witnesses tell FOX 5 News that man rooting for the Falcons got into a verbal altercation with another man and two women pulling for the 49ers over the outcome of the NFL Championship Game. They say the argument turned violent and one of them cut the Falcons fan's throat.

The victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital and was last reported to be in stable condition.

Police could not say if any of those involved in the fight actually attended the game.

Georgia World Congress Center Authority Police Department says they are working with the Atlanta Police Department to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information on the stabbing is urged to contact authorities.

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