Two men have been arrested after shots were fired at a car and house in Billingham.
Cleveland Police said a cyclist fired a handgun at the stationary car on Tuesday, while shots were fired at an empty house on Wednesday.
Police said the attacks were linked and were targeted. No-one was injured in the shootings.
The two men aged 19 and 20 have been arrested on suspicion of involvement.
The 19-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and recklessly endangering life, while the 20-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.