Police investigating allegation that fan struck Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray

Police in Las Vegas said they’re investigating allegations that a fan in the stands struck Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray amid celebrations of Arizona’s 29-23 overtime victory over the Raiders.

Murray was high-fiving front-row spectators at Allegiant Stadium following Byron Murphy Jr.’s game-ending fumble return when a man appeared to reach out and smack Murray in the face with an open hand.

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Video showed Murray appeared stunned, but not injured, then attempt to identify the attacker in the mostly happy crowd.

Las Vegas police confirmed that a battery complaint was made at the stadium. The report was not immediately available.

The spokesperson did not name Murray as the reporting person, but confirmed the allegation was that “a spectator at the stadium struck a professional football player.”

It’s understood a suspect was not immediately identified and an investigation was ongoing.

Cardinals spokesman Mark Dalton referred any questions about the incident to Las Vegas police.

Murray had an outstanding game, leading the Cardinals (1-1) to two touchdowns and two 2-point conversions in the final 8:13 of regulation to force overtime.

The victory was Arizona’s first since Murray agreed to a $370 million, five-year contract extension.

He was the No.1 overall pick in the 2019 draft after winning the Heisman Trophy at Oklahoma in 2018.

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