Los Angeles County prosecutors declined to file felony charges Tuesday against four men arrested for a postgame beating and brawl outside Dodger Stadium, an incident that stoked memories of the vicious beating last season of a San Francisco Giants fan, but proved far less serious.
Because all the injuries involved were minor and investigators could not determine who instigated Sunday's attack and who acted in self-defense, the district attorney's office decided that if any crimes were involved, they did not rise to the level of felonies, DA's spokeswoman Jane Robison said.
''Multiple witnesses couldn't identify who started the fight,'' Robison said.
The case was referred to the city attorney, who can still file misdemeanor charges, Robison said.
Police said the Sunday night fight after a 6-5 Dodger victory over the St. Louis Cardinals was just a minor fender-bender that spiraled out of control.
It began with two cars colliding in the parking lot and two drivers getting out and ...