Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan assaulted in the Dodger Stadium parking lot after the season opener, is now out of a coma and is able to minimally respond with eye and limb movements; he’s being moved to a San Francisco hospital tomorrow.
Stow was beaten by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans after the Dodgers’ win and was placed in a medically induced coma to help deal with swelling of the brain. The first attempt to bring him out of the coma ended badly with Stow suffering seizures; the second attempt was successful. The 42-year-old paramedic is still severely injured, though there are some promising signs: he’s opened his eyes several times and moved his arms and legs.
Stow’s beating highlighting the unsafe conditions at Dodger Stadium. Since then, the Los Angeles Police Department presence was seriously updated and William Bratton, former police chief in New York City and Los Angeles, was brought in to review operations.
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