Charged With Attempted Homicide

  • 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.
  • 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 cus