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CCTV Footage shows Nancy Pelosi husband attack with an hammer

Nancy Pelosi husband attack: Who is David DePape, suspected Paul Pelosi assailant?. David DePape was accused by San Francisco police of attempted homicide in the Paul Pelosi home invasion attack Friday.

David DePape, a 42-year-old with a concerning online presence and ties to a radical nudist activist, is accused of breaking into the San Francisco home of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Friday morning and attacking her husband with a hammer, according to city police.

Officers arrested the Berkeley man after they responded to a call around 2:30 a.m. and encountered him and the congresswoman’s 82-year-old husband, Paul Pelosi, struggling over a hammer.

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“The suspect pulled the hammer away from Mr. Pelosi and violently assaulted him with it,” San Francisco Police Chief William Scott said during a news briefing later that morning. “Our officers immediately tackled the suspect, disarmed him, took him into custody, requested emergency backup and rendered medical aid.”

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Both Pelosi and DePape were taken to the hospital after the incident.

The attack left Pelosi hospitalized, but he is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing successful surgery on a fractured skull, according to Drew Hammill, Nancy Pelosi’s spokesman. He also suffered serious injuries on his left arm and both hands.

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Hammill said that DePape threatened Paul Pelosi’s life while demanding to see his wife.

The suspect allegedly broke into the house and began shouting “Where is Nancy?” sources told Fox News earlier in the day

“Mr. DePape will be booked at San Francisco County Jail on the following charges of attempted homicide, assault with a deadly weapon, elder abuse, burglary and several other additional felonies,” the chief said.

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The motive remained under investigation, he added. The FBI and Capitol Police were assisting.

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