Cowboys Vs. Eagles Fan Dispute Turns All Shooty

A Dallas Cowboys fan who fired five rounds from a shotgun into a van containing Philadelphia Eagles fans in December was today found guilty of first- and second-degree assault, although he was acquitted of an attempted murder charge.

Meet 28-year old Damian Alexander, who had arranged to meet for a fistfight with an Eagles fan, Shane Austin Ratliff, whose girlfriend had been taunting him via text message. But when Ratliff showed up, Alexander had a shotgun. Apparently he had not been amused by his team’s 44-6 thrashing by the Eagles that day, and thought he could better express his dismay while heavily armed. Read more…