At approximately 9 p.m. Zone 1 officers responded to a Shotspotter alert in the 3800 block of California Avenue in the Brighton Heights neighborhood.
Police determined the incident may have started as a domestic incident on the sidewalk and escalated when a third party showed up with a firearm.
One victim arrived at the hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound.
VCU arrived and processed the scene and detectives are still investigating.
There is no one in custody at this time.