Staffer For Rand Paul Stabbed
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A staffer for Senator Rand Paul was stabbed on Saturday.
The victim of the stabbing had life-threatening injuries.
Metropolitan Police Department:
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).
Senator Rand Paul’s office confirmed this.
The suspect said that “voices” in his head told him to do it.
The office of Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul confirmed Monday that a member of his staff was “brutally attacked” on the streets of Washington, D.C over the weekend.
“This past weekend a member of my staff was brutally attacked in broad daylight in Washington, D.C.,” Paul said in a statement. “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,” he added.
#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