Man Arrested for Throwing Glass of Water at Congressman Steve King
FORT DODGE, Iowa — A Colorado man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting Congressman Steve King.
Twenty-six-year-old Blake Gibbins is charged with two counts of simple assault and one count of disorderly conduct.
According to Fort Dodge police, Congressman King was having a group lunch at the Mineral City Mill and Grill Friday afternoon when Gibbins threw a glass of water at him.
Police believe King was targeted, but another person was also struck.
Gibbins is being held in the Webster County Jail.