Virginia State Sen. Stabbed, Son Shot

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virginia-state-senator-creigh-deedsVirginia state senator Creigh Deeds, who was the Democratic guberntorial nominee in 2009, was stabbed in his home in Bath County this morning. Deeds’s son, Gus, was found dead of a gunshot wound inside the home as well.

Deeds is currently in critical condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.

According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, police were called to Deeds’s residence at 7:25 a.m. and found the lawmaker with serious injuries to his head and upper torso sustained in an assault.

NBC Washington is reporting that Gus Deeds stabbed his father before taking his own life. Read more.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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