1 dead, 2 critically injured during shooting in Boyle Heights; suspect outstanding

Two people were critically injured and one male died during a shooting in Boyle Heights on Saturday evening, officials said.

The shooting took place in the 700 block of North Fickett Street.

A 27-year-old female and a 25-year-old male were transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Another man died on scene. 

Rafael Baez, 29, of Los Angeles died at the scene, according to the coroner's office and the LAPD. 
The suspect fled on foot. Police believe it to be a gang-related shooting that was sparked by an argument. 

No description of the suspect was provided.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting or the suspect  is urged to call the LAPD's Hollenbeck station at 323-342-4100.

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