State Senator Creigh Deeds of Bath County is in critical condition after being stabbed in his home.
State Police confirm that Deeds was assaulted sometime before 7:30 this morning. The also confirm that a second person at the home is dead from a gunshot wound. The Richmond Times Dispatch is reporting that person is Deeds' son Gus.
Deeds is probably best know for his two runs for statewide office, first losing to Bob McDonnell eight years ago in the Attorney General's race and then losing to McDonnell four years later in the race for Governor.