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STERLING, Va. (AP) — Two sheriff’s deputies shot and wounded on Christmas Eve are reported in stable condition.

The Washington Post reports that the two deputies are expected to be released shortly from a hospital.

One of the law enforcers was shot in the leg. The other was shot in an arm and in both legs.

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says 39-year-old Douglas Johnson Jr. was arrested Sunday night after a domestic incident in Sterling.

A spokesman for the office says deputies tried to arrest Johnson after he was in a fight with a relative.

Authorities say one deputy used a stun device as the second tried to restrain Johnson. Police allege Johnson grabbed his own gun and shot the deputies.

Johnson is charged with two counts of attempted capital murder.

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Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com