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Rep. Lee Zeldin Attacked at Perinton Campaign Stop, Suspect Charged

Zeldin was giving a speech about bail reform when a man — reportedly an Iraq War veteran under the influence of alcohol — stumbled through the crowd.

A Fairport man has been charged with attempted assault for his involvement in an attack on Congressman Lee Zeldin during a campaign event in Perinton Thursday night.

Zeldin is the Republican candidate for governor in New York State.

Witnesses say Zeldin was giving a speech about bail reform at the VFW on Macedon Center Road when a man — reportedly an Iraq War veteran under the influence of alcohol — stumbled through the crowd. He then proceeded to climb on the stage and pull out a knife.

Read more at Rochester First

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