President Obama Sen Creigh Deeds

Virginia state Senator Creigh Deeds, right, is in critical condition after his son reportedly stabbed him and then shot himself in their home.

Deeds, who ran unsuccessfully for governor of Virginia in 2009, was stabbed multiple times, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.

The Richmond Times reports Deeds' 24-year-old son, Gus, is dead from a single gunshot wound.

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