Dispatch: Two people in hospital after two South Bend shootings

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) --- Two people are in the hospital following two separate shootings in South Bend.

Just before 7:10 p.m. Saturday, dispatch tells 16 News Now police were directing traffic for the East Side Reunion happening at the park behind Rise Up Academy when the first shooting broke out near Arthur Street.

A dispatch supervisor says they received numerous calls about a second shooting at 7:20 p.m. that reportedly happened in an alley in the 1200 block of Cedar Street. That is less than a half-mile away from the first shooting.

A 22-year-old male was shot near Arthur Street, and taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Officials believe they have a suspect and have a search warrant for the scene.

At Cedar Street, officials say a 17-year-old was shot and taken to the hospital to have surgery. Officers believe they have the suspect for this shooting as well.

South Bend Police do not believe the shootings are connected.

Stay with 16 News Now as we follow this developing story.