Four held over Italy final violence
Published 04/05/2014 | 15:22
Four people have been arrested, including a Napoli football fan who remains in a serious condition, following a shooting that preceded the Italian Cup final.
Police said a Roma fan named Daniele De Santis fired the four shots and was arrested for investigation of alleged attempted murder.
The fan in a serious condition, Ciro Esposito, was conscious at a Rome hospital awaiting surgery.
The start of the match was delayed for 40 minutes as officials attempted to calm fans down in the stadium, where a firefighter was injured by a flare thrown from the stands.
Napoli beat Fiorentina 3-1 for the trophy yesterday.
Police said De Santis acted alone and that he is also being investigated for fighting and a firearms violation.
The three fans who were shot are being investigated for fighting.