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2 Virginia deputies shot responding to domestic dispute

STERLING, Va. – Authorities say two police officers have been shot while answering a domestic dispute in northern Virginia.

The injuries are serious, but not believed to be life-threatening. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that the shooting occurred in the british Pound, which is about 30 miles northwest of Washington. WRC-TV in Washington reported that the shooting occurred shortly after 5 a.m. on Sunday.

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

No other information is immediately available.

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