Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), has returned home from the hospital six days after being attacked by an intruder with a hammer inside his home.
Pelosi reportedly had a fracture to his skull and injuries to his right arm and hands after the attack by David DePape.
Paul Pelosi, who was attacked in his home last week by an intruder with a hammer, was released from a San Francisco-area hospital Thursday, according to a source briefed on his condition. https://t.co/LC5kw0AJ0o
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) November 3, 2022
Nancy Pelosi confirmed her husband’s release from the hospital in a statement.
“Paul is grateful to the 911 operator, emergency responders, trauma care team, ICU staff, and the entire [Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital] medical staff for their excellent and compassionate life-saving treatment he received after the violent assault in our home,” she said.
Paul Pelosi has been released from the hospital, two sources familiar with the matter told @ABC News, six days after being attacked in his home. https://t.co/SsmufWlYPi
— ABC News (@ABC) November 3, 2022
“DePape pleaded not guilty to state charges, including attempted murder, residential burglary and assault with a deadly weapon, during an arraignment on Tuesday,” ABC News reported.
“He has been ordered held without bail and a preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Friday. He has yet to be arraigned on federal charges of assault and attempted kidnapping,” it added.
#BREAKING: Paul Pelosi released from hospital six days after home attackhttps://t.co/WNiczIxoxD
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) November 3, 2022
Growing speculation has arisen regarding the crime, with many questioning the home’s security.
Others are concerned that the bodycam footage from officers responding to the incident is not being released, further adding to questions about the attack.
Despite the investigation, it’s good news to hear Pelosi is able to return home as he recovers from the violent incident.