Lee Zeldin, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, was attacked on stage during a campaign stop near Rochester.
Lee Zeldin, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, was attacked during a campaign stop near Rochester
in upstate Monroe County on Thursday night, but escaped unharmed and finished his speech.
According to witnesses and video of the incident, Zeldin, a sitting US congressman from Long Island
was campaigning at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Perinton
when a man jumped on stage and lunged toward the lawmaker with an unknown weapon.
Swipe up to see the official picture of the attack