WOODBURY - Suffolk police are investigating two separate shootings that occurred minutes apart from each other late last night.

Police say the first shooting happened around 11:10 p.m. on 41st and Liberty streets in Copiague.

Officials say 26-year-old Marvin Sosa was shot in the back and taken to Good Samaritan hospital for treatment.

The second shooting took place only 30 minutes later in Wyandanch, according to investigators.

Two people were shot while sitting in a car on Venedia Drive when a man in a hoodie opened fire on the two, according to police.

Officials say the two suffered serious injuries.

Police say they have not made arrests in either case and ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.