2 shooting victims in critical condition in Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD (BCN) Fairfield police said two people were shot Monday morning in what they say is the result of a prior dispute between to men.

One of the suspects is a 20-year-old from Olivehurst. He's listed in critical condition. A 44-year-old Fairfield resident who police said was an innocent bystander was shot multiple times. They were upgraded to being in stable condition Monday night. 

Police are asking the public's help in finding the second suspect after the parking-lot shooting incident. 

A police officer conducting a traffic enforcement stop in the 1700 block of North Texas Street near Wisconsin Street around 11:40 a.m. heard gunshots in the immediate area, police said.

Citizens told the officer a gunshot victim was on the other side of a building just north of the traffic stop. Officers arrived and found the two gunshot victims, police said.

The suspect on the loose was said to have driven away north on North Texas Street  in a late 1990s or early 2000s white Lexus ES300. 

He is described as a black male in his mid 20s, about 5'10" tall and about 200 pounds. He was wearing a dark orange and white, long-sleeved plaid shirt and blue jeans. He is considered armed and dangerous, but his image and that of his vehicle was captured on surveillance camera.