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Man charged in Dodger Stadium stabbing

May 4, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 32-year-old man accused of stabbing another man in a Dodger Stadium parking lot after the team's home opener pleaded not guilty to an attempted murder charge on Monday.Arthur Anthony Alvarez was arrested Thursday night on a felony complaint for an arrest warrant filed April 23 by the District Attorney's office.

Officials say that on April 13, Alvarez attended the Dodgers game with a couple and another man. Alvarez and the victim got into an argument and Alvarez allegedly stabbed the man in the back, arm and body several times. Alvarez allegedly fled in a black Ford pickup truck.

Alvarez was charged with one count of attempted murder with the special allegations of personal use of a deadly weapon, a knife, and causing great bodily injury. He is being held on $550,000 bail pending a May 14 hearing.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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