Santa Clara Police Department Press Release
UPDATE: An arrest has been made.
Stabbing at Levi’s Stadium – Police seek public assistance.
On July 2, 2023, at 8:47 p.m., a stabbing occurred at Levi’s Stadium during the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer event. Toward the end of the event, Santa Clara Police Department (SCPD) officers responded to an active fight inside the stadium. Upon arrival, SCPD officers located a male victim with a visible wound on his upper collarbone area. Public safety personnel provided medical assistance and transported the victim by ambulance to a local hospital for a critical injury.
Based upon witness statements and video footage, SCPD detectives discovered the victim was stabbed near the upper collarbone area with a knife during an altercation with the suspect. The suspect fled from the scene. With this information, detectives identified a suspect and a person of interest involved in the stabbing.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, between 25 – 35 years old, with short dark-colored hair, a thin mustache and a thin beard. He was last seen wearing a green-colored Mexican national team soccer jersey. The suspect was with a Hispanic female adult with dark-colored hair and a similar Mexican national team soccer jersey. At this time, the female is a person of interest.
SCPD is seeking the public’s assistance with this investigation. If you recognize the suspect or the person of interest, please do not attempt to apprehend them.