A shocking incident at Heinz Field during a game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday has been caught on camera and now police are investigating. Footage of the incident shows a Steelers fan with his hands around the neck of a female Chargers fan. The husband of the woman has since confirmed that she is pregnant.
According to WPXI News, Channel 11 caught footage of the horrific incident "as the Chargers pulled off an unprecedented comeback on the Steelers' home field." Further footage of the incident was also captured by a freelance photographer, according to the Pittsburgh Current.
Daniel Minshew, the husband of the woman who was choked, has already spoken to police about the incident. According to Channel 11, the Pittsburgh police are investigating the incident and criminal charges may be filed against the errant Steelers fan. As yet, this man has not been identified by police.
CBS Pittsburgh revealed that the choking incident occurred after the 26-year-old woman from San Diego attempted to break up a fight between two Steelers fans. It was then that one of the men grabbed the woman by the throat.