3 shot at from car in Boyle Heights, suspect in custody

One person is in custody Saturday after police said he shot at three separate people in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles from his car Saturday. 

The shootings were reported around 6:20 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The second shooting was reported around 7:19 a.m. near Mission Road and Sichel Street. According to authorities, a driver approached the area, shouted something, then opened fire. 

One person was shot and taken to the hospital in critical condition. 

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The driver then fled and shot at at least one other person. According to LAPD, the suspect also pointed his rifle from his car at several other people in the area. 

By 11:30 a.m., police found a vehicle matching the description of the one involved in the shootings in the area near 3rd and Gertrude streets. Officers then found a person matching the suspect's description exiting a nearby home and took him into custody.

Police said they were able to find a rifle and spend and unspent rifle cartridges in the car.

No other information about the alleged shooter or what led to the attacks was immediately available.