3 Men Shoot Up Strip Club With AK-47s After Being Kicked Out For Not Wearing Masks, Police Say

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Three men are now facing charges after shooting up an Anaheim, California, strip club after being kicked out over a face mask dispute.

Edgar Nava-Ayala, 34, Daniel Juvenal Ocampo, 22 and Juan Jose Acosta-Soto, 20 were all kicked out of Sahara Theater on Halloween after the trio refused to wear a mask, according to the Orange County District Attorney.

The three men returned to the strip club after being kicked out and fired 15 rounds into the establishment with AK-47s, the police claimed. Two employees and a customer were wounded in the shooting, according to the press release.

The three men were arrested Thursday by police in Anaheim. Two of the men are facing a maximum sentence of life in state prison while the third is facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon, the district attorney said. (RELATED: Mississippi Police Arrest Suspect In McDonald’s Drive-By Shooting That Left One Dead)

“It’s nothing short of a miracle that no one was killed,” Anaheim Police Sgt. Shane Carringer told the Washington Post.

“There were over 30 people in there and these guys are suspected of indiscriminately firing at innocent bystanders with a high-powered rifle,” Carringer added.

The three victims had minor to moderate injuries, the police reportedly said.

“In Anaheim, this is as close as we’ve gotten to a mass shooting,” Carringer told the outlet.