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