Springfield Police are investigating two separate shootings which left two dead and two others fighting for their lives at Baystate Medical Center.
Officials say the first happened Saturday night at about 11pm when they were called to 944 Worthington Street. A male victim was found at the scene and died a short time later. No arrests.
Unrelated to that shooting, but nearby, police were called to the Kick Back Lounge on State Street. Patrol officers found three shooting victims. Officials say all three were transported to the hospital where one victim died. One victim is in the Intensive Care Unit and another is recovering.
Police have made no arrests in either case.
More details are expected at some time later today.
The murders are the sixth and seventh of the year.