An argument between brothers spiraled out of control on the city's northeast side overnight Tuesday.
The chaotic night came to a head when one of the victims was hacked in the face with an ax, his friend shot in the arm.
Police said they are now actively looking for the suspect.
The incident unfolded just before 1 a.m. Wednesday in front of a home in the 100 block of Ashland off Austin Highway.
Both victims were rushed to SAMMC in unknown condition.
Police were searching for the suspect and were still trying to figure out exactly what happened.
Police said the shooting incident may have been accidental.