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Two dead, one injured in unrelated shooting incidents in Sacramento, police say

Two men died in separate shooting incidents in Sacramento Saturday night, police said.

Police were dispatched to the first incident, at Belleview Avenue and Kari Ann Circle in Avondale, at 10:25 p.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds, according to a press release from the Sacramento Police Department. Officers administered first aid until the fire department arrived and took him to a hospital.

Despite their efforts, the man died, police said.

Police responded to a second shooting, on the 800 block of Calvados Avenue in Old North Sacramento, around 11:20 p.m., according to another press release. They found one man with several gunshot wounds and another with just one.

Again, police administered first aid until the fire department arrived and took both men to a hospital, according to the press release.

One man died at the hospital, and the other does not have a life-threatening injury, police said.

No motive has been identified for either crime, according to officials. The identities of the victims who died will be released once their families are notified.

Police have opened homicide investigations for both incidents and are encouraging witnesses to come forward, either by phone (916-808-5471) or on the “P3 Tips” smart phone app, according to the press release. Witnesses who help the police may be eligible for up to an $1,000 reward.

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Meghan Bobrowsky, from Scripps College, is a local news reporter for The Sacramento Bee, focusing on breaking news and school funding. She grew up in nearby Davis.