LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (AP) – Police in Arkansas, United States said two separate shootings on Sunday night left seven victims including two fatalities in the state capital. The Little Rock Police Department said in a statement posted on Twitter that emergency services received a report at 9.25pm of a shooting.
The two victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries. A short time later, a second shooting occurred nearby in which another five people were shot, including two victims who were killed, police said.
Both shootings took place in areas along Asher Avenue, but police could not immediately say if they were related.
The identities and medical conditions of the surviving victims were not immediately released. The shootings are being investigated, police said.