Debate of ‘third person’ at Pelosi home deepens

A police officer stands outside the home of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul Pelosi in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. Paul Pelosi, was attacked and severely beaten by an assailant with a hammer who broke into their San Francisco home early Friday, according to people familiar with the investigation. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)

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UPDATED 2:58 PM PT – Monday, October 31, 2022

Corporate media is denying initial reports by San Francisco police that there was a third person on the scene during the attack on Paul Pelosi.

In a press conference Friday, Police Chief William Scott said that ‘someone inside’ opened the door while Pelosi and his attacker were struggling over a hammer.

San Francisco Police Chief William Scott will address the media at police headquarters on the attack on Paul Pelosi in his San Francisco home.

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However, reports on Monday call it a ‘baseless claim.’ District Attorney Brooke Jenkins also claimed that only Paul Pelosi and the attacker were on the scene.

It still remains unclear who opened the door to police officers when they arrived on the scene.

The DOJ has filed federal charges against the man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi. 42-year-old David DePape was formally charged on Monday with assault of an immediate family member, of a federal official and attempted kidnapping of a federal official.

According to the federal criminal complaint, DePape had a list of targets to attack, including Nancy Pelosi. Furthermore, the ICE confirmed that the Canadian-born suspect is currently in the United States illegally after a long-term visa overstay.

His arraignment is set for Tuesday.

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