DES MOINES, Iowa — Two people were shot early Sunday morning in the Capitol East neighborhood in what police have determined as connected cases.

Both people were in the same shooting incident police were made aware of the two victims just minutes apart.

The first victim went into the QuikTrip at East Grand Avenue at 4:15 a.m. Police say an adult male ran into the gas station and asked for help. He had multiple gunshot wounds. Medics arrived at the gas station around 4:30 a.m. and transferred the man to the hospital. The man is in serious condition.

Police were made aware of a second victim just eight minutes after the first, at a residence in the 2800 block of Garfield Avenue. The female victim was taken to the hospital to be treated. The female is in critical condition.

Detectives are continuing to investigate both incidents. No arrests have been made but police say there are no threats to the general public at this time.