In the second case, a man arrived at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center around midnight with a gunshot wound, according to CMPD.
Hospital employees called the police, and the man was pronounced dead at the hospital. His name has not been released.
A witness who arrived with the victim gave an approximate location of the shooting, police said, and investigators determined the man was shot in the parking lot of a Motel 6, near the intersection of South Tryon Street and Yancey Road.
Police are still investigating both cases.
Jane Wester: 704-358-5128, @janewester