CONCORD -- Two people were injured Friday, one seriously, in what police said were unrelated shootings just hours apart.

The most serious of the two incidents occurred around 6 p.m. at a Wendy's restaurant located at 1551 Monument Blvd. Police arrived there to find a man in the parking lot with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Concord police Lt. David Hughes said investigators determined that the man had been involved in a physical confrontation with a group of men inside the restaurant. When the victim went outside he was shot by one of the men, who then fled.

The wounded man was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for emergency treatment.

Police are not releasing additional details about the shooting while the case is under investigation, Hughes said.

The earlier shooting, around 3:40 p.m. on Grant Street in North Concord, resulted in minor injuries to the victim. There were no other details.

Hughes said there is no evidence the two shootings were related.

Anyone with information in either case may call Detective Adam Hart at 925-671-3040. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the Concord Police Department Tip-line at 925-603-5836.



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