Officers found the 40-year-old victim with multiple gunshot wounds near San Joaquin Avenue and M Street around 6 pm.
He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The man told detectives he was shot by someone in a grey sedan.
Ten minutes later, police received a call from Adventist about another gunshot victim who was dropped off at the hospital.
The 38-year-old man told the police he was shot on Madden Street near Tulare Avenue by someone in an unknown vehicle. He is expected to recover.
Investigators are working to determine what led up to both shootings and whether they are connected.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Tulare Police Department.