Paul Pelosi reportedly told 911 dispatch that the individual who allegedly attacked him with a hammer at his home “is a friend,” according to a police call early Friday morning.
The alleged intruder allegedly attacked Paul Pelosi with a hammer, which forced him to undergo emergency surgery for his injuries.
Officers later identified David DePape, a 42-year-old Berkeley resident, as Pelosi’s attacker. DePape was only wearing underwear when officers arrived at the scene. He was taken into custody and will be charged with multiple crimes, including attempted murder, San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins said. announcement.
1/ The investigation into this horrible attack continues. We coordinate closely w/fed. and local law enforcement partners. From now on, we think there will be enough evidence to charge several crimes: attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, burglary and elder abuse. https://t.co/AEewOfNiZP
— Brooke Jenkins 謝安宜 (@BrookeJenkinsSF) October 28, 2022
Emergency dispatch officials provided officers with an address on the 2600 block of Broadway Street in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, according to a dispatch call that took place around 2:28 a.m. Friday.
“Northern 4 car A priority 910, 2640 Broadway cross of Scott and Normandy,” said a dispatch manager.
“Copy,” replied the person on the other end of the call.
The shipping manager then said that Pelosi told 911 he didn’t know who the attacker was but gave his name and then explained that “he’s a friend.”
Police dispatch to Paul Pelosi’s home:
“RP (flagger) said there was a man in the house and he was going to be waiting for his wife. RP said he did not know who the man was, but indicated that he was called David and that he was a friend.”
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) October 28, 2022
“PR [Reporting Person] says there is a man in the house and he is going to wait for his wife. RP said he didn’t know who the man was, but he said his name was David and he was a friend,” the dispatch manager said. “RP seemed somewhat confused.
Later that day, the FBI visited a Berkeley home linked to DePape, which neighbors call the “hippie collective,” NBC Bay Area’s Jaxon Van Derbeken reported.
The FBI visits the Berkeley home linked to the suspect beaten by Pelosi. The Victorian is called a ‘hippie collective’ by its neighbors pic.twitter.com/jOhbVTvElx
— Jaxon Van Derbeken (@jvanderbeken) October 28, 2022
Interestingly, a photo of the exterior of the house revealed several signs supporting left-wing causes, which contrasts with attempts to link the attacker to ‘MAGA extremists’.
For example, an American flag with rainbow colors and marijuana leaves can be seen In front of the house. Looking closer, a handwritten “Black Lives Matter” sign can be seen hanging from one of the windows in the house.
Additionally, another sign displayed in another window reads “Berkeley Stands United Against Hate,” which refers to a Berkeley-based organization that aims to “stop the hatred and implicit bias that poses a dangerous threat to safety and security. civility of our neighborhoods, towns and cities.”
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