A video of the October hammer attack on former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, was released Friday.
Police body camera footage shows 82-year-old Pelosi and his alleged assailant David DePap at the door as police arrive at Pelosi’s home in San Francisco. I have.
Shortly after police arrive, the 43-year-old DePappe struggles with control of the hammer and is seen brandishing it over Pelosi’s head before lowering it to hit Pelosi. Police storm the house as the man struggles to control the hammer, but police body camera footage does not capture the actual blow to Pelosi’s head. Instead, Pelosi passes out on the floor, showing the police subduing Depapu.
The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has refused to release evidence recently presented to the court, but a coalition of news outlets has filed a motion seeking access to the evidence.
In addition to the video, other items released Friday included Pelosi’s discreet call to 911 for help in front of De Pappé. can.
Surveillance footage of DePappe breaking into the back door of Pelosi’s mansion, police body camera footage, and audio of DePappe’s interview with police were also released.
DePape is being held without bail and charged with attempted murder, elder abuse, and assaulting the next of kin of a federal employee.
Nancy Pelosi said Friday she was “absolutely not” going to see footage of the attack.
Some information in this report has been provided by AP.
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