San Francisco police say the suspect, later recognized as David DePape, pressured entry to the Pelosi home by way of a rear door.

In keeping with an individual briefed on the case, who spoke with The Washington Put up on the situation of anonymity to explain the main points, 

DePape was trying to find Speaker Pelosi when he entered and shouted out, “The place is Nancy?”

Police had been dispatched at 2:27 a.m. Friday to a break-in on the Pelosi house, chief Scott stated, 

including that police knocked on arrival, and the entrance door was opened “by somebody inside.”

Police noticed the suspect fighting Pelosi, with every man having “one hand on a single hammer. 

Police, who had been watching from outdoors the doorway, informed each male to drop the hammer, 

At which level DePape “instantly pulled the hammer away” and “violently attacked” Pelosi with it, Scott stated.

Police then tackled and disarmed DePape and arrested him, whereas requesting paramedic and emergency backup. 

Scott stated DePape can be charged with tried murder, assault with a lethal weapon, elder abuse and housebreaking, amongst different offenses.