- A man broke into Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home early Friday and attacked her husband.
- Pelosi was not home at the time, and her husband was “violently assaulted,” police said.
- Paul Pelosi, 82, was taken to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.
A man broke into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco, California, home early Friday morning and “violently” attacked her husband with a hammer, sending him to the hospital, authorities said.
Paul Pelosi, 82, was attacked during the break-in at the couple’s home in the Pacific Heights neighborhood just before 2:30 a.m. local time, while Speaker Pelosi was in Washington, DC, with her protective detail, said authorities.
The suspect — who was arrested and identified by police as 42-year-old David Depape — beat Paul Pelosi with a hammer in front of cops as they arrived at the home, San Francisco Police Chief William Scott told reporters.
Paul Pelosi was hospitalized with blunt force trauma to his head and body, according to The Associated Press. The House speaker’s office said that he is “expected to make a full recovery.” Read more »