Stow suspect: ‘I was involved’ in attack

A suspect accused of involvement in the 2011 Dodgers Stadium

beating that left San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow with brain

damage was heard at the opening of his preliminary court hearing

Wednesday telling his mother on a police video, “I was involved …

I’m going down for it.”

Marvin Norwood, 30, made the comments during a phone call with

his mom while he sat in an interrogation room with an LAPD

detective, the Los Angeles Times reported.

He told his mom, “I got arrested for that Dodger Stadium thing.

I was involved. To a certain extent I was.”

Adding that Louie Sanchez, 29, was also in custody for the

attack, he apologized to his mother and said, “Pretty sure I’m

going down for it. I’m sorry.”

Norwood and Sanchez have both pleaded not guilty to charges of

mayhem, assault and battery.

Witnesses told the hearing that they saw Sanchez antagonizing

Giants fans throughout the season-opening game, throwing peanuts

and swearing at them, the Times reported. They said Norwood was

sitting with him.

Father-of-two Stow, 43, was in hospital from March 2011, when he

was attacked, until his transfer to a therapy facility early this


His family is suing the Dodgers, seeking a “conservative”

estimate of $50 million for the lifelong medical care he will