NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York Mets fan who says he took a direct hit from a t-shirt cannon is now suing the team.

Alexander Swanson was at a home game in June with his sons when the accident happened.

Alexander Swanson says he suffered a severe eye injury and a concussion after getting hit by a t-shirt cannon at a Mets game. (Credit: Ancona & Levine Attorneys)

Swanson’s attorney says he was in the front row when he was hit.

The impact left the father of three with a severe eye injury and a concussion.

Swanson is now calling for the team to stop using their t-shirt cannon.

The Mets have not commented on the matter.


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