MODESTO (CBS13) – The Modesto Police Department on Sunday was investigating a pair of early morning shootings that occurred just a block apart from each other and left one person dead.
Reports of the first shooting came in at around 2 a.m. from the intersection of Coffee Road and East Orangeburg Avenue, police said. A man was located with a single gunshot wound and taken to the hospital.READ MORE: 'Prime Suspect' Paul Flores Arrested In 1996 Disappearance Of Kristin Smart; Still No Remains Found
Modesto police said when officers were tending to the victim, shots and screams came from nearby in the area of East Coolidge Avenue and Water Street.READ MORE: Sacramento Hires Inspector General To Independently Review Police Use Of Force Cases
Dispatchers received reports of a fight in that area and when officers arrived on the scene, they found another man with a single gunshot wound. Despite lifesaving efforts, the man died at the scene.
Modesto police said the investigation appears to be an isolated incident, but they did not confirm if the shootings were in fact related.MORE NEWS: Lack Of Healthy Players Cuts Davis High School Football Season Short
Suspect information was not available for either shooting.