RICHMOND, Calif. (KRON) – Police in Richmond are investigating two separate shootings that they believe are related.
The police department is seeking help from the public in these cases.
On Tuesday, around 4:39 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of 20th Street following two ShotSpotter activations.
On the scene, police found multiple expended rifle and pistol casings.
Police say one victim with a gunshot wound was taken to a hospital to be treated. He is expected to survive.
Minutes later, around 4:43 p.m., the police department received multiple 911 reports of a shooting in the area of 12th Street and Bissell Avenue.
Officers say one victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was in a vehicle that collided with a parked car.
The victim was taken to a hospital and is in critical condition.
At this time, investigators believe these shootings are related and are asking for witnesses who may have seen a new-model white Ford Mustang during the time of the incidents.
If you have any information, you are asked to call (510) 620-6541 or (510) 620-6622. You can also contact the tip line at (510) 307-8177.