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UPDATE/CORRECTION: Police, EMS Respond to Two People Shot in Homewood

Date: August 4, 2022
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Homewood

UPDATE/ CORRECTION: The victims in this incident are both 18 years old, not 18 and 19. 

Original post:

At 11:17 a.m. on August 4, 2022, officers in Zone 5 responded to Brushton Avenue and Stranahan Street for reports of two people shot. 

Upon arrival, officers found two females, aged 18 and 19, shot in the back after a confrontation. 

One victim was listed in critical condition, while the second's condition was stable. 

Both City paramedics and Penn Hills EMS transferred the victims to a local hospital, where one was rushed into surgery. 

VCU processed the scene and continues to investigate. 

Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller