Pittsburgh Penguins fan stabbed in head refuses treatment until end of game
A Pittsburgh man stabbed inside head that has a screwdriver during the Penguins’ playoff opener about the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night refused medical attention up until the game was over, police said.
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Officers were dispatched towards Personal loan companies Steel Auto Detail shop in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood at 9.12pm local time on Wednesday, where they found the 43-year-old victim bleeding on the scalp, a Pittsburgh police spokesperson told the Guardian.
Authorities said the victim, who had previously been unidentified by police but reportedly the one who owns the phone store, what food was in a corner with the building while he became engaged in a verbal altercation that has a 25-year-old male, whose name is also being withheld.
The conflict escalated before the younger man struck the victim in the head which has a screwdriver, the officers said.
Police said the victim refused treatment for the laceration from paramedics on the scene, stating however drive himself to UPMC Mercy hospital right after the game, that he or she did once it finished at 10.17pm local time.
No arrest has been made yet inside incident, a spokesperson told the Guardian on Thursday afternoon.
The Penguins defeated nowhere Jackets 3-1 to stake a one-game-to-none lead inside the first-round best-of-seven series.