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Giants fan Bryan Stow has another setback

Bryan Stow, a 42-year-old paramedic from Northern California, was attacked outside Dodger Stadium March 31 after the team's opening-day victory over the Giants. Police said Stow was targeted solely because he was wearing Giants gear.

May 6, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
There has been another setback for Bryan Stow.

The San Francisco Giants fan who was severely beaten outside Dodger Stadium needs to have surgery to drain fluid that has built up in his brain according to Stow's family blog.

Surgery is expected to be done on the 42-year-old paramedic and father of two children next week. Relatives also said that doctors plan to slowly wean Stow off medication so that he's no longer in a medically-induced coma.

Doctors hope that reducing medication won't result in seizures. When doctors began to reduce medication last month, Stow began to suffer seizures.

The hunt for the two men in Dodgers gear who beat Stow after the March 31 season opener continues. Anyone with information about the suspects is urged to call 1-877-LAPD-24-7.

The Associated Press contributed to this story

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