Arrest Made In Attack With Metal Baseball Bat On Congressman’s District Office Staffers

  • Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) on Monday released the following statement after a reported attack on staff members at his district office by a man with a baseball bat.
  • “This morning, an individual entered my District Office armed with a baseball bat and asked for me before committing an act of violence against two members of my staff. The individual is in police custody and both members of my team were transferred to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Right now, our focus is on ensuring they are receiving the care they need. We are incredibly thankful to the City of Fairfax Police Department and emergency medical professionals for their quick response.”
  • Police arrived within minute of the incident occurring and arrested the alleged attack.
  • One of the two victims is an intern on the first day of their job, and the injures are reportedly non-life threatening.
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