Over the weekend, a member of Sen. Rand Paul’s staff was brutally attacked in Washington, D.C. The suspect has been arrested and has been charged with Assault with Intent to Kill (Knife) for the incident that occurred on March 25, 2023.
The staffer is alive. Paul and his office are praying for a quick and full recovery for the staff member.
Rand Paul’s statement:
This past weekend a member of my staff was brutally attacked in broad daylight in Washington, D.C. I ask you to join Kelley and me in praying for a speedy and complete recovery, and thanking the first responders, hospital staff, and police for their diligent actions. We are relieved to hear the suspect has been arrested. At this time we would ask for privacy so everyone can focus on healing and recovery.
STATEMENT FROM POLICE:
Monday, March 27, 2023
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with Intent to Kill (Knife) offense that occurred on Saturday, March 25, 2023, in the 1300 block of H Street, Northeast.
At approximately 5:17 pm, members of the First District were dispatched to the listed location for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, members located an adult male stabbing victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
On Saturday, March 25, 2023, as a result of the detectives’ investigation, 42-year-old Glynn Neal, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with Intent to Kill (Knife).
Staff member of U.S. Senator Rand Paul stabbed in Washington, D.C.; suspect in custody- ABC
— BNO News Live (@BNODesk) March 27, 2023
BREAKING: Sen. Rand Paul staff member stabbed in the head and torso in Washington, D.C. pic.twitter.com/tSOcjXKn82
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) March 27, 2023
#BREAKING: Senator Rand Paul's office confirms a staffer was the victim of this stabbing Saturday evening on H Street. Charging documents show victim was attacked at random after leaving Sol Mexican Grill. Suspect told police "voices" in his head told him to do it @nbcwashington https://t.co/MEkks1MrLm
— Tom Lynch (@TomLynch_) March 27, 2023
One of Rand Paul’s staffers was stabbed in DC.
— Marina Medvin 🇺🇸 (@MarinaMedvin) March 27, 2023