2 Virginia Deputies Shot Responding To Domestic Dispute

STERLING, Va. (AP) — Authorities say two sheriff’s deputies have been shot while responding to a domestic dispute in northern Virginia.

The injuries are serious, but not expected to be life-threatening. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that the shooting occurred in Sterling, which is about 30 miles northwest of Washington. WRC-TV in Washington reported that the shooting occurred shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 24).

A suspect is in custody. Kraig Troxell, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office, says there is no threat to the community.

No other information was immediately available.