Virginian Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, was in critical condition Tuesday after he was stabbed, The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.
The incident reportedly happened at his home in the small community of Allegani Mountain in Bath County. His son died of a gunshot wound, the Dispatch reported.
During a campaign earlier this year, there were reports that Deeds was criticized for his support of Virginia's pro-gun laws.
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