A man opened fire inside a crowded bar in Boyle Heights Sunday morning, leaving one person in critical condition and injuring five others.

The shooting took place at about 12:45 a.m. at the Holiday Bar located at 2471 Whittier Boulevard.

Witnesses told police that a fight broke out between several people when a man pulled out a gun and fired into the crowd.

“It is not known who he was arguing with,” Letisia Ruiz of Los Angeles Police told KTLA. “When he pulled out a gun he shot into the crowd and that’s when people got shot.”

Chaos spills over to Whittier Blvd. as a bar guard ran for safety, witnesses said.

In total, six people, four men and two women, were injured, including one victim in critical condition.

The suspect, a 25-year-old man, was taken into custody. His name was not immediately released.

Blvd. between Soto Street and Fickett St. closed Sunday morning due to an investigation.

By Blanca

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