STOUGHTON, Wis. - A Minnesota Vikings fan living in Packer territory experienced an ugly side of the intense rivalry between the two teams.
A homeowner was cut after confronting a man who was slashing the inflatable Vikings display in his yard with a box cutter, WISC-TV reports.
The suspect turned on 36-year-old Dave Moschel and cut him seven times. Several of the cuts were across Moschel's face.
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“He probably thought it was funny, and maybe his buddies thought it would be cool to come slice it up,” Moschel told WISC. "Luckily, I didn't have my concealed carry on me at the time. Ninety-nine percent of the time I leave the house, I never leave without it. And this is the one time I did. I'm kind of glad I did, because he would have been dead, and I would have had to live with that."
The attack occurred around 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9. Police said the 21-year-old suspect was arrested on suspicion of reckless endangerment and criminal damage to property.