- Nancy Pelosi’s husband is expected to make a full restoration after he was attacked all through a home invasion.
- Early Friday morning, an attacker broke into the Pelosis’ California home and assaulted Paul Pelosi with a hammer.
- Paul Pelosi underwent a successful surgery to repair a skull fracture he sustained in the violent assault.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul Pelosi is expected to make a “full recovery” after he was attacked in their California home early Friday morning, the speaker’s office said.
Just sooner than 2:30 a.m. native time Friday morning, an attacker broke into Pelosi’s San Francisco home reportedly searching for the House Speaker sooner than the assailant “violently assaulted” her 82-year-old husband Paul Pelosi with a hammer.
Paul Pelosi was hospitalized at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital with blunt-force trauma to his head and physique. The House Speaker was in Washington, DC, with her protective detail on the time of the assault, in accordance to authorities.
Nancy Pelosi’s office launched a assertion about Paul Pelosi’s state of affairs later Friday afternoon, saying he underwent a successful surgery to repair a skull fracture and was moreover dealt with for “serious injuries to his right arm and hands,” per the discharge. His docs said he is expected to make a full restoration.
“The Speaker and her family are thankful for the outpouring of support and prayers from friends, constituents, and people around the country,” Pelosi’s office said in the assertion. “The Pelosi family is immensely grateful to Mr. Pelosi’s entire medical team and the law enforcement officers who responded to the assault. The family appreciates respect for their privacy during this time.”
Police identified the suspect as 42-year-old David DePape, who is in the meanwhile in police custody following the incident.