Boucher's attorney told CBS News in a statement that the "unfortunate occurrence of November 3rd has absolutely nothing to do with either's politics or political agendas". Kentucky State Troopers said the neighbor, Rene Albert Boucher, "intentionally assaulted" the senator.
His neighbor, Rene Boucher, 59, was charged with one count of fourth-degree assault causing minor injury and has since been released on bond, Reuters reports.
The attack left the Republican with five broken ribs, lung contusions and injuries to his face.
"This type of injury is caused by high velocity severe force", Stafford said in a statement to Fox News. It did note that Boucher and Paul have been next-door neighbors for 17 years, and said that the two, both physicians, had worked together when they were both practicing.
"Two Kentuckians tell me Rand's neighborhood fracas stemmed from a dispute over some sort of planting or flora issue around the properties", Martin tweeted.
It isn't clear when Paul will return to work since he is in considerable pain and is having difficulty getting around.
US Army's Bergdahl spared prison time for deserting He was brought home by the Obama administration in May 2014 in a controversial exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees. He had faced up to life in prison after pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
Boucher allegedly tackled Paul from behind and forced him to the ground, according to the arrest warrant.
At the time of the assault, Paul had "trouble breathing due to a potential rib injury", according to a criminal complaint filed in Warren County District Court. An automated phone system at the jail did not provide access to lawyer information for Boucher.
Paul reportedly told police that Boucher tackled him from behind. He sold his invention on QVC, the home shopping channel.
The Daily Caller noted that Boucher had been a registered Democrat and shared a post from his Facebook page "citing left-wing academic Noam Chomsky's criticism of the Republican party". Both Capitol Police and the FBI are investigating the incident.
The officer identified as 30-year-old Jaimie Cox made a traffic stop where he made a brief call indicating he was in distress. ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Rockford Police say an officer was shot early this morning on the city's east side.
The film is co-produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's banner Bhansali Productions. The opposition Congress said the ruling party was doing politics and trying to turn the film into a poll issue.
Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit rules on whether he deserves an injunction as the merits of the case are determined. District Court Judge Katherine Polk Failla denied Elliott an injunction after a status hearing in NY on Monday.
A Euro 2008 and 2012 victor with Spain , Cazorla says Arsenal and his former Spain national teammates have been very supportive. Cazorla, who has won two FA Cups and two European Championships, hopes to return to the pitch in the new year.
Friday marked the fourth time in the last six games that Wall has made 35 percent or less of his shots from the field in a game. The Washington Wizards are averaging 113.5 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 110.9 points on 47.7 percent shooting.
The 62-year-old is one of the largest shareholders in Citigroup and also owns stakes in News Corp and Twitter . The Saudi Interior Ministry said early Monday that the crash happened in Saudi Arabia's Asir province.
The priest legendary weapon is called "Dragon Soul" and will summon a 5/5 dragon every time the priest casts three spells. Gamers start with a 10-card deck, and have a goal of defeating eight bosses chosen randomly from a total of 48 enemies.
Among major Canadian cities, only Calgary and Edmonton had higher unemployment rates , at 8.3 and 8.2 per cent respectively. USA labor reports for October were released Friday, and the numbers were slightly better than what was initially expected.
New Zealand beat India by 40 runs in 2nd T-20 global
India drafted in the debutant Mohammad Siraj in the place of Ashish Nehra who retired from global cricket after the previous game. Munro would not miss out on the action for too long and once he got going, there would be no respite for the bowlers.
Gunman kills at least 25 at Texas church
Abbott's communications director tweeted that the governor is headed to Sutherland Springs for a briefing and media availability. May God be w/ the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas. "I am monitoring the situation from Japan", Trump said in a tweet.
Beyonce to Star in Disney's Live-Action 'Lion King'
The Lion King will air in the summer of 2019. "Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny". Director Jon Favreau delivered a huge critical and commercial hit with his live action take on The Jungle Book previous year .
Farmers central to plan for food processing, says PM Modi
Germany, Denmark and Japan are the partner countries, while the Italy, the Netherlands are the focus countries of the event. Nine such parks are already operational, and more than thirty others are in the process of coming up across the country.
Trump recalls little of Russia meeting
Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University law school, said he views a perjury case against Sessions as weak. The revelations that Sessions may have made false statements under oath riled many top Democrats, especially Franken.
TMC's powerful leader Mukul Roy joins BJP
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