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State Senator says he was attacked during Madison protest, collapses in front of 27 News crew

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MADISON (WKOW) -- A Wisconsin Senator said he was attacked by protesters overnight as he was heading to the State Capitol Building.

A 27 News crew came across Sen. Tim Carpenter, (D) Milwaukee, around midnight.

He said he was assaulted for taking a photo of the protest. A few moments later Carpenter collapsed and our crew called 911 to get him an ambulance. He was able to get up and walk away on his own.

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27 News saw Carpenter at about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. He said he was doing OK, but Capitol Police are investigating the incident.

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