Found August 18, 2012 on Down and Distance:

AZ Central is reporting that a man was shot in the parking lot of the University of Phoenix following Fridays Raiders and Cardinals preseason showdown.

The reports indicate that the wound is life threatening. Another report says that the man was shot in the face area.

The NFL has taken extreme measures to ensure that game-goers are safe during their experience at a game, but they can only go so far. It is a requirement of the league to run a metal detector to everyone that enters an NFL stadium, but the league can’t check every vehicle, and stadium personnel can’t account for every person arriving and showing up to the game.

It’s a shame that things like this happen following games. Last season a fan was shot following the Raiders-49ers preseason game, which caused the NFL to put a halt to the Bay Area’s annual game.

The reports don’t indicate how things happened as far as arguments, or who shot who – but at this point that is irrelevant.

The shooter has been detained by police. Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time.

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