Early Friday morning Nancy Pelosi’s home in San Francisco was broken into. The man entered through the sliding door. Her husband Paul Pelosi was violently assaulted.
Paul Pelosi was taken to the hospital. The assailant was arrested.
The attack is under investigation.
Police say it was a targeted attack.
Earlier this year Paul Pelosi was arrested for driving drunk in California.
“Early this morning, an assailant broke into the Pelosi residence in San Francisco and violently assaulted Mr. Pelosi. The assailant is in custody and the motivation for the attack is under investigation. Mr. Pelosi was taken to the hospital, where he is receiving excellent medical care and is expected to make a full recovery. The Speaker was not in San Francisco at the time,” Drew Hammill, spokesman for Nancy Pelosi said.
“The Speaker and her family are grateful to the first responders and medical professionals involved, and request privacy at this time.”
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) October 28, 2022
UPDATE: According to a FOX 59 reporter in Indianapolis: The assailant is in custody and the motivation for the attack is under investigation.
According to reports, the assailant beat Paul Pelosi with a hammer.
PRESS CONFERENCE INFO.
9:30 AM today at 1245 3rd Street regarding the arrest of the suspect who broke into the home and attacked an elderly male resident. @SFPDChief will be available to field questions. pic.twitter.com/KGA78bDloX
— San Francisco Police (@SFPD) October 28, 2022
Here is the live-stream video for the 9:30 AM Police Press Conference.