Richmond police say the bullet that hit a window of Republican Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor's office had been randomly fired skyward.
Amid reports of threats and vandalism against Democrats who voted Sunday for sweeping health care reforms, Cantor said at a Washington news conference Thursday that a bullet was fired into his Richmond office.
In a news release, Richmond police said that the bullet had been fired into the air early Tuesday. It hit the front window of a building that houses Cantor's campaign office as it fell to back earth at a sharp angle. Wdbj7
Friday, March 26, 2010
Police Report: Bullet in Cantor's Office Random
Eric Cantor, while insincerely condemning violence against democrats yesterday, declared he was the victim of violence too. Turns out the bullet he had mentioned yesterday was random: