Two Shot, Injured at Fresno 49ers-Seahawks Football Party
Police said a 49ers fan was taunted by Seahawks fans.
Police said two men, 63 and 45, were shot and wounded during a football party in Fresno.
Updated at 4:05 PM PDT on Monday, Jan 20, 2014
Police said two men were injured in a shooting at a house party in Fresno after a San Francisco 49ers fan was taunted by fans of the Seattle Seahawks.
The Fresno Bee reports that two men, ages 63 and 45, received non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting during the Seahawks victory in the NFC championship game on Sunday.
Fresno County sheriff's Sgt. Kevin Lolkus says 39-year-old Amado Vargas was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
Lolkus said Vargas first threatened people with a knife, which was wrestled away from him.
Police said Vargas then ran into a room with a gun safe, took out a handgun and fired multiple shots.
The 49ers lost to the Seahawks 23-17.
Published at 4:01 PM PDT on Jan 20, 2014
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