We now know a little more about two shooting victims, one who turned up dead on the city's west side. The other bloody with a gunshot wound to the abdomen outside a south side shop yesterday afternoon. Police identify the murder victim as 27-year-old Gerardo Martinez Jr. He was shot multiple times and found dead on Anna and Shea near the river. Family members identified him. The shooting victim is 29-year-old David Alejandro Tapia Samaniego. He’s at Laredo Medical Center in stable condition under police watch. Investigators say paramedics picked him up after an emergency call from a shopkeeper on south Ejido and Piedra China. He had been shot at another location and was looking for help. Right now the investigation if focusing on whether the two cases are linked. Detectives believe that the murder victim was dumped because there was very little blood around the scene when they arrived.