Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was attacked at his Bowling Green home on Friday evening, as indicated by neighborhood news reports.
The Kentucky State Police reacted to Rand’s habitation at 3:21 p.m., as indicated by an official statement from the organization.
Rene Albert Boucher, 59, was captured and accused of one include of attack the fourth degree. Paul endured minor wounds in the assault, points of interest of which are as yet obscure.
Kentucky State Board of Election voting records list Boucher as an enrolled Democrat. A man with a similar name likewise functions as an anesthesiologist in Bowling Green.
“Congressperson Paul was caught off-guard and the casualty of an ambush,” Kelsey Cooper, Paul’s interchanges chief in Kentucky said in an announcement to the Bowling Green Daily News.
“The attacker was captured and it is currently an issue for the police. Congressperson Paul is fine.”
Boucher was taken to Warren County Detention Center.
His bond is recorded at $5,000 and a court date has not been set.