Creigh Deeds, a longtime state senator who ran unsuccessfully for governor of Virginia in 2009, was hospitalized with stab wounds Tuesday in an incident in which his adult-age son died of a gunshot wound, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.
The only information I have is from USA Today: USA Today
On pure speculation, this sounds like a domestic violence incident, perhaps a fight between father and son? Whatever the cause, the is a sad story. Peace to their family.