By Cecilio Padilla

STOCKTON (CBS13) — Officers are investigating if two shootings that happened within five minutes of each other in Stockton late Wednesday night are related.

Stockton police say the first shooting happened around 11:38 p.m. along the 600 block of Searchlight Avenue. A 26-year-old man was hurt in the shooting and was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead, police say.

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About five minutes later, along the 800 block of Shasta Avenue, another shooting occurred that left a 27-year-old woman hurt. She was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police say.

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The shooting scenes are within several blocks of each other.

Police say they are investigating if the shootings are related. Officers remained at the scene through Thursday morning.

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Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is urged to call Stockton Crime Stoppers at (209) 937-8377.