Senator Rand Paul Staffer Brutally Stabbed in Washington D.C., Suspect Arrested
Staffer working for Senator Rand Paul was stabbed multiple times in Washington, D.C., at 5:15 p.m. Saturday and Suspect was arrested on Monday, 27th March,2023 by Police.
The incident occurred near the Capitol building 1300 block of H Street Northeast in the district., where the staffer was carrying out their duties. First responders quickly arrived at the scene, immediately assisting the injured individual.
ABC News tweeted that the event occurred on Saturday evening at about 5:15 p.m. The police and Senator Rand Paul’s statement confirmed that the suspect was caught on Monday.
A staffer for Sen. Rand Paul was stabbed and seriously injured in Washington, D.C., on Saturday and a suspect has since been arrested, according to police and Paul’s office. https://t.co/s7NkxYHI41— ABC News (@ABC) March 28, 2023
The victim was subsequently taken to a nearby hospital for further treatment. Authorities have not yet disclosed details about the suspect and their motives.
As the investigation continues, more information will be released to the public. Senator Rand Paul’s office released a statement expressing gratitude to the first responders and medical personnel for their swift and professional care.
The Rand Paul’s office statement also acknowledged the outpouring of support and well-wishes from the public. The injured staffer is currently in stable condition, and updates on their recovery will be provided as necessary.
This incident has raised concerns about the safety of those working in and around the nation’s capital. In response, security measures are being reviewed to protect public officials and their staff.
Global News Daily tweeted that a staff member working for Senator Rand Paul faced a violent knife attack, resulting in severe injuries.
Rand Paul Staff Member Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries After Being Brutally Attacked With A Knife— Global News Daily (@gndupdates) March 28, 2023
Sen. Rand Paul’s office confirmed Monday that a member of his staff was “brutally attacked” on the streets of Washington, D.C over the weekend. A police statement said the victim… pic.twitter.com/ZsYgEPRzZ0
The brutal incident has left the staffer with life-threatening wounds and has raised concerns about their safety.
Rand Paul’s office sent get-well wishes to the injured staff member and said they expect the person to rejoin the team soon.