Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neal said two people were shot multiple times in Whitewater town.
Representatives were sent to Shore Lane for reports of double shootings.
Sheriff Neal said John Pole, 59, and Chris Black, 36, were shot by unidentified people.
Both were transferred to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Sheriff Neal says Black is undergoing surgery and is in critical condition, and Polly is in stable condition.
The investigation is underway.