Suspect in Paul Pelosi attack faces multiple charges

Suspect in Paul Pelosi attack faces multiple charges

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: PART NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT KGO; NO ACCESS SAN FRANCISCO; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKSASSOCIATED PRESSSan Francisco – 28 October 20221. Cutaway of house belonging to Pelosi’sKGO – NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT KGO; NO ACCESS SAN FRANCISCO; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKSSan Francisco – 28 October 20222. SOUNDBITE (English) Chief William Scott, San Francisco Police Department:”Approximately 2:27 this morning, San Francisco police officers were dispatched to the residence of Speaker Nancy Pelosi regarding an A-priority well-being check. When the officers arrived on scene, they encountered an adult male and Mr. Pelosi’s husband, Paul. Our officers observed Mr. Pelosi and the suspect both holding a hammer. The suspect pulled the hammer away from Mr. Pelosi and violently assaulted him with it. Our officers immediately tackled the suspect, disarmed him, took him into custody, requested emergency backup and rendered medical aid.”++SEPARATED BY WHITE FLASH++3. SOUNDBITE (English) Chief William Scott, San Francisco Police Department:”The suspect has been identified as 42 year old David Depape. Mr. Pelosi and Mr. Depape were transported to a local hospital for treatment. This is an active investigation currently being led by the San Francisco Police Department’s Special Investigations Division. We are working closely with our partners from the FBI, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Capitol Police, and our district attorney here in San Francisco County, D.A. Brooke Jenkins and her team.”++SEPARATED BY WHITE FLASH++4. SOUNDBITE (English) Chief William Scott, San Francisco Police Department:”The motive for this attack is still being determined. Mr. Depape will be booked at the San Francisco County Jail on the following charges: attempted homicide, assault with a deadly weapon, elder abuse, burglary, and several, several other additional felonies.”++EDIT ENDS ON A SOUNDBITE++STORYLINE:The intruder who attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband in their San Francisco home was searching for the Democratic leader, shouting “Where is Nancy, where is Nancy?” before assaulting Paul Pelosi with a hammer.Those shouts were a chilling echo of the chants during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the Capitol, when rioters trying to stop Joe Biden’s election searched menacingly through the halls for the speaker.Paul Pelosi was attacked and severely beaten by an assailant who broke into the Pelosi home early Friday, police said. The intruder confronted him shouting for the speaker’s whereabouts, according to another person briefed on the situation.“The motive for this attack is still being determined,” said San Francisco Police Chief William Scott at a press briefing.The suspect was identified as David Depape, Scott said. He was in custody. “Our officers observed Mr. Pelosi and the suspect both holding a hammer,” Scott said. “The suspect pulled the hammer away from Mr. Pelosi and violently assaulted him with it. Our officers immediately tackled the suspect, disarmed him, took him into custody, requested emergency backup and rendered medical aid.”Scott said Depape was being charged with attempted homicide, assault with a deadly weapon, elder abuse and other charges.The 42-year-old man broke into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home early Thursday, attacking the speaker’s husband with a hammer just as police officials responded to the home. Police responded to the 2:27 a.m. call. Both men were holding hammers, he said.The 82 year-old suffered blunt force injuries to his head and body, according to two people who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing probe. He was admitted to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital for his injuries, the hospital confirmed. His condition was not immediately available.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: [email protected](ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.

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