DEVELOPING: Paul Pelosi Attacker Identified
According to sources close to the investigation, Paul Pelosi’s attacker is 42-year-old Berkeley resident David Depape, The San Francisco Standard reported.
San Francisco police chief William Scott said Depape was booked charges of attempted homicide, assault with a deadly weapon, elder abuse. burglary and “several additional felonies.”
Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi was violently attacked with a hammer in his San Francisco home early Friday morning.
Sources are telling many reporters that the attacker allegedly was screaming “Where is Nancy!” when Paul Pelosi was confronted and attacked in the couple’s San Francisco home). Nancy Pelosi was in DC according to her office.
The assailant reportedly was trying to tie up Paul Pelosi “until Nancy got home.”
According to NBC News, Paul Pelosi was taken to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital where he underwent brain surgery.
The attacker of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, has been named by sources close to the investigation.
The sources identified the suspect as Berkeley resident David Depape.
San Francisco police said that at approximately 2:27 a.m. on Friday morning, officers responded to the 2600 block of Broadway in the Pacific Heights neighborhood for a reported home break-in. The suspect was taken into custody.
According to the Associated Press, Mr. Pelosi was attacked with a hammer but was taken to a hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery, according to Drew Hammill, spokesperson for Nancy Pelosi.
The motive is under investigation, Hammill said in a statement. Speaker Pelosi was not at home at the time of the incident.
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Author: Cristina Laila