Police investigate shooting near VCU Monroe Park Campus

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police are investigating a shooting near the New York Fried Chicken on West Broad Street.

That shooting happened around 12:23 a.m. Monday. A 23-year-old male who was shot in the leg was taken to VCU Medical Center and is expected to recover.

The shooting prompted a VCU emergency alert, warning students to stay inside. Officials have since cleared that warning.

Officers stopped two people, whom they call persons of interest in the case. No charges have been filed, yet.

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