Posted: Apr 12, 2010 5:01 PM by Melissa Canone
Updated: Apr 12, 2010 5:01 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's chief campaign fundraiser
is recovering from injuries she suffered in a Friday night
altercation with a group of people in the French Quarter.
The governor's office said Monday that Allee Bautsch suffered a
broken leg and her boyfriend suffered a concussion and fractured
nose and jaw in the alleged incident, which happened after a
fundraising event at Brennan's Restaurant on behalf of the
Louisiana Republican Party.
Jindal was at the event, but was not present when the incident
Jindal spokesman Kyle Plotkin says Bautsch had surgery over the
weekend and is facing a recovery time of two to three months. He
says New Orleans police are investigating the incident and the
governor's office would have no further comment.