Police were called to the home just before 7:30. The Senator’s 24-year-old son, Gus, is dead of a gunshot wound.
Authorities say at this stage in the investigation, they’re looking at the altercation as an attempted murder and suicide.
Deeds, who is 55, has served the 25th district since 2001.
You can hear the complete 3:30 p.m. State Police briefing in Charlottesville.