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updated 10:42 AM UTC, Jul 4, 2020

Senator Carpenter Announces Successful Surgery After Protesters’ Attack

  • Written by Tyler Bue
  • Published in News

State Senator Tim Carpenter calls his Tuesday surgery “successful” after he was attacked near the Capitol last week.

The Milwaukee Democrat says he was attacked while taking a photo of demonstrators tearing down two statues. Carpenter says eight-or-10 people punched and kicked him in the head, neck and ribs. He says he is confident he will make a full recovery after his surgery at St. Francis Hospital.

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