Man Stabs Fellow Comic-Con Attendee With Pen: Cops
Alleged assailant in Harry Potter T-shirt may face serious charges
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 25, 2010 2:25 PM CDT
Harrison Ford waves to the crowd after a panel for "Cowboys and Aliens" at Comic-Con, July 24, 2010, in San Diego. Ford arrived in at the discussion in handcuffs.   (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
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(Newser) – A dispute before a Comic-Con panel discussion ended with one attendee in police custody and another in the hospital being treated for a stab wound near the eye, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The alleged assailant was armed with a pen and wearing—look away, kids—a Harry Potter T-shirt. "The room was very crowded and the males argued over one male sitting too close to the other," a police officer told CNN.

The man, who was not identified, may face charges of assault with a deadly weapon, police said. The Universal Studios panel—a discussion of the forthcoming films Cowboys and Aliens, featuring Harrison Ford, and Paul, starring Seth Rogen—was delayed 45 minutes. In a nod to the incident, Ford took the stage wearing handcuffs, reports ContactMusic.com.

 

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