The Los Angeles Police Department is investing a shooting in Echo Park that injured three people.

The shooting happened before 9 p.m. near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Rosemont Avenue.

A 22-year-old man, 28-year-old woman were taken to the hospital in stable condition and a 37-year-old man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

According to police, there was a verbal dispute before the suspect fired several shots at the victims.

Police believe the shooting is gang related, and there was no immediate information on the suspect.