(CNN)Two shootings in New Orleans overnight left two people dead and seven others injured, police said Sunday.
The first shooting happened in the city’s Fifth District shortly before midnight. Officers found five victims with gunshot wounds, the New Orleans Police Department said. All five were taken to a hospital. Police learned two additional shooting victims were also taken to a hospital in private vehicles. Late Sunday morning, police said two of those seven shooting victims had died. The US saw significant crime rise across major cities in 2020. And it's not letting up In a separate incident, two people were shot in the Central Business District around 2 a.m. CT (3 a.m. ET), NOPD tweeted. The conditions of those two shooting victims were not immediately released.Police have not released additional information on the shootings, such as possible motives or whether any suspects are in custody. Read MoreThis weekend’s shootings follow a shooting last weekend that left five people injured on the city’s famous Bourbon Street.