Law enforcement investigating allegations fan hit QB Murray


LAS VEGAS — Police in Las Vegas mentioned Monday they’re investigating allegations that a enthusiast in the stands struck Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray amid celebrations of Arizona’s 29-23 overtime victory in excess of the Raiders.

Murray was significant-fiving front-row spectators at Allegiant Stadium following Byron Murphy Jr.’s video game-ending fumble return on Sunday when a man appeared to achieve out and smack Murray in the facial area with an open up hand.

Video clip showed Murray showing up shocked, but not injured, then attempting to discover the alleged attacker in the largely happy crowd.

Officer Larry Hadfield, a Las Vegas law enforcement spokesman, verified that a battery criticism was manufactured close to 6:30 p.m. at the stadium. The report was not immediately accessible.

Hadfield did not identify Murray as the reporting man or woman but confirmed the allegation was that “a spectator at the stadium struck a qualified soccer player.”

Hadfield reported a suspect was not right away discovered and an investigation was ongoing.

Cardinals head mentor Kliff Kingsbury mentioned Monday that he hadn’t viewed the video clip of the alleged altercation.

“I was just instructed about it,” he explained. “But I feel that guy’s a lowlife, whoever did it, and I hope they arrest him, he will get fired and can hardly ever go to yet another sport.”

Cardinals spokesman Mark Dalton referred any thoughts about the incident to Las Vegas law enforcement. The Raiders stated they ended up conscious of the incident and are cooperating with Las Vegas police.

Murray had an outstanding sport, primary the Cardinals (1-1) to two touchdowns and two 2-position conversions in the closing 8 minutes, 13 seconds of regulation to drive extra time.

The victory was Arizona’s first due to the fact Murray agreed to a $230.5 million, five-yr contract extension. He was the No. 1 general select in the 2019 NFL draft immediately after successful the Heisman Trophy at Oklahoma in 2018.

ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss and Paul Gutierrez and The Linked Press contributed to this report.