Sen. Rand Paul assaulted at his home, has broken ribs and lung i - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Sen. Rand Paul assaulted at his home, has broken ribs and lung injuries

Posted: Updated:

Senator Rand Paul was attacked on Friday.

Authorities are saying the senator was assaulted by a neighbor at his home, and is now suffering from five broken ribs and lung injuries.

The FBI and U.S. Capitol Police are investigating the incident. Assaulting a member of Congress is a federal crime; if convicted, the suspect faces serious fines. 

It's unknown when Sen. Paul will return to work.

Powered by Frankly