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One man “attempted” Rep. Lee Zeldin, New York’s Republican gubernatorial nominee, during a rally on Thursday, his campaign said. No one was injured in the attack in Perinton, Monroe County, authorities said.

The last: The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement early Friday that a suspect was charged with attempted second-degree assault after a man climbed onto the podium with “a gun in his hand, waved it at Zeldin’s neck and killed him.” told:” am done.'”

  • The suspect, identified as David Jakubonis, 43, of Fairport, Monroe County, was taken into custody before being “arrested at Perinton Town Court and released on his own admission”.
  • seldin tweeted late Thursday: “Someone tried to stab me on the podium at tonight’s rally, but luckily I was able to grab his wrist and stop him briefly until others tackled him.” Police were on the scene within minutes, he said.

The big picture: Witnesses say Zeldin gave a speech about bail reform when the attack took place, WIVB News reports.

  • Zeldin and his team praised running mate, former New York Police Department Deputy Superintendent Alison Esposito, for jumping in “quickly” to deal with the man.
  • Congressman Zeldin went back onstage to finish his comments and thank law enforcement officers who responded to the scene, a spokesperson said. a statement from its spokesperson Katie Vincentz.
  • Zeldin said he and everyone who attended the event were “okay” and he thanked “the attendees who came quickly to help and the law enforcement officers who responded quickly,” along with those who contacted him after the attack.

What they say: New York Governor Kathy Hochul, Zeldin’s Democratic rival, tweeted that she is relieved to hear that Zeldin was not injured.

  • “I condemn this violent behavior in the strongest possible terms – it has no place in New York,” he said. Hochul said:.

Worth nothing: Trump ally Zeldin has pledged to crack down on crime if he is elected New York’s first Republican governor in about 15 years. He said in his Twitter post that he is “as determined as ever to do my part to make NY safe again.”

  • Vincentz tweeted that “a lot more needs to be done” to make New York safe.
  • “This is spiraling out of control. Rep. Zeldin is just the newest NY whose life has been impacted by NY crime and violence spiraling out of control,” she said. “This must stop! Fortunately, we still have exceptional officers who are heeding the call to protect us.”

Go deeper: Capitol Police Data Indicates Threats To Lawmakers Have Increased Since 2017

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated throughout with new details.


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