Odd that the son was shot and the Senator was stabbed?
Who attacks a grown man with a knife when he’s carrying a gun?
Austin ‘Gus’ Deeds, Son, Reportedly Stabs Senator Creigh Deeds; Kills Self
Austin Gus Deeds, the son of Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds, stabbed the senator before shooting himself, according to reports.
Virginia state police said that his son attacked him on Tuesday before he turned the gun on himself, News4 reported, citing unnamed sources.
Gus Deeds died on the scene, officials said.
Police were sent to Deeds home at around 7:25 a.m.
A local newspaper, The Recorder, said that Gus Deeds stabbed his father, Sen. Creigh Deeds, this morning, and then shot himself.