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Two men who ‘shot up L.A. strip club with AK-47s, injuring three people

Two men face life in prison for ‘shooting up an LA strip club on Halloween and wounding three after they were kicked out for refusing to wear masks’

  • Edgar Nava-Ayala, 34, and Daniel Juvenal Ocampo, 22, were arrested on Dec. 17 in connection to the drive-by shooting at Sahara Theater in Anaheim, California 
  • 20-year-old Juan Jose Acosta-Soto was also arrested for his part in the drive-by shooting 
  • All three had been at the Sahara Theater on Halloween night when they were escorted out for refusing to wear masks 
  • The trio allegedly left the club and soon returned with the loaded firearm, with Nava said to have shooting at least 15 rounds into the establishment 
  • Two employees and a customer were injured in the shooting

Two men could face life in prison for shooting up a California strip club with an AK-47 this past Halloween after the were forced from the premises because they weren’t wearing masks.  

Almost two months later, Edgar Nava-Ayala, 34, and Daniel Juvenal Ocampo, 22, were arrested on December 17 in connection to the drive-by shooting at Sahara Theater in Anaheim, California.  

They were charged with three felony counts of attempted murder with premeditation and deliberation, three felony counts of assault with an assault weapon, and one felony count of shooting into an occupied building. 

Daniel Juvenal Ocampo, 22

Almost two months later, Edgar Nava-Ayala, 34, and Daniel Juvenal Ocampo, 22, were arrested on December 17 in connection to the drive-by shooting at Sahara Theater in Anaheim, California.

The two and a third suspect had been at the Sahara Theater on Halloween night when they were escorted out for refusing to wear masks

The two and a third suspect had been at the Sahara Theater on Halloween night when they were escorted out for refusing to wear masks

In addition to the two, 20-year-old Juan Jose Acosta-Soto was also arrested for his part in the drive-by shooting.  

All three had been at the Sahara Theater on Halloween night when they were escorted out for refusing to wear masks, according to a press release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. 

20-year-old Juan Jose Acosta-Soto was also arrested for his part in the drive-by shooting.

20-year-old Juan Jose Acosta-Soto was also arrested for his part in the drive-by shooting.

The trio allegedly left the club and soon returned with the loaded firearm, with Nava said to have shooting at least 15 rounds into the establishment. 

Two employees and a customer were injured in the shooting, authorities shared. All three sustained wounds to the upper body, with victim having to undergo surgery while another suffered a shattered left scapula. 

The three suspects were arrested by the Anaheim Police Department. 

In addition to the attempted murder and assault charges, Nava-Ayala was also charged with seven felony enhancements of personal use of an assault weapon and three felony enhancements of causing great bodily injury. 

The Anaheim resident faces a maximum sentence of 82 years to life if convicted on all the charges. 

Ocampo, meanwhile, was also charged with seven felony enhancements of supplying a firearm for the commission of a felony. He faces a maximum sentence of 21 years to life.

Acosta-Soto faces up to 17 years and four months in prison if convicted.

All three have pleaded not guilty for all the charges. They are currently being held at the Orange County Jail on $5million bail each. 

Two employees and a customer were injured in the shooting

Two employees and a customer were injured in the shooting

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