BY A STAFF REPORTER: Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia said two of his employees were injured monday when a man with a baseball bat attacked his district office in Fairfax. On Monday, a man armed with a baseball bat attacked two congressional staffers while speaking to Rep. Gerry Connolly at a northern Virginia district office.
Connolly said the attacker entered his office and attacked two of his associates with a metal bat. The attacker hit a senior assistant on the head with a metal bat. The attacker also hit an intern with the bat on his first day of work. The suspect, Juan Kha Tran Pham, 49, of Fairfax, has been charged with aggravated assault, the USCP said.
Fairfax City Police spokeswoman Sgt. Lisa Gardner said Monday afternoon that the attacker, believed to be Connolly's associate, entered the office around 10:30 a.m. with a metal baseball bat and struck two employees. '