Three of the four people rushed to trauma centers after a shooting on or near a Metro Green Line train remained hospitalized in critical condition Saturday afternoon with stable vital signs, while the effort continued to identify up to three suspects.

A fourth victim had less severe wounds, according to Ramon Montenegro, a public information officer with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Transit Services Bureau.

A suspect “brandished” a firearm at a fifth victim, he said. That person was not injured.

The ages and genders of the injured people were not immediately known, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Detectives viewed surveillance video in hopes of identifying the suspects and determining whether the shooting occurred on a train or at the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station, Montenegro said. No descriptions were released.

The shooting was reported at about 7:40 p.m. Friday. An argument broke out as the eastbound C (Green) Line train left the Avalon Station in South Los Angeles, a passenger told ABC7, and the shooting reportedly occurred before the train reached the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station.

“There was a big argument and I saw the gun come out and he started firing into a bunch of people,” witness Andrew Maynard told Fox11.

“He started shooting again. I don’t know if there was another gun or he reloaded it. I crouched down and as the guy ran towards me they shot him but it only shot him in the leg.”

Maynard told Fox11 “there was probably 20 people in a 10-foot area.”

“It was pandemonium, complete pandemonium,” he said.

Maynard identified himself to Fox11 as a Vietnam veteran who was shaken up by the shooting, including having a victim falling at his feet.

The suspects ran out of the train after the doors opened at the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station, Fox11 reported.

A Los Angeles Police Department patrol car rushing to the station to provide backup for sheriff’s deputies was involved in a collision at approximately 8 p.m. in the 10600 block of South Central Avenue, an LAPD spokesman confirmed.

Two LAPD officers, two other adults, three juveniles and a toddler suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash, police said.

The LAPD was unable to update the conditions of those injured in the crash on Saturday afternoon, Officer Jeff Lee of the LAPD’s Media Relations Section told CNS.

Service on the Green Line was interrupted overnight for the investigation, with bus shuttles providing bridge service. Full service was restored at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Metro tweeted.

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