Police have arrested Maximo Muy, 25, for the shooting that occurred in front of Johnny’s Bar on York Blvd. in Highland Park on Saturday, Oct. 6 at around 11:20 p.m. A detective with the LAPD Northeast Division who has been working on the case told the Boulevard Sentinel that Mr. Muy was arrested late last week; inmate records give the arrest date as Oct. 18.
Three people were injured in the shooting. A male victim and a female victim described by police as innocent bystanders were shot and transported to the hospital in stable condition. A security guard was grazed.
Mr. Muy has been charged with three counts of attempted murder, said the detective. Police said they believe Mr. Muy is a member of a local street gang and that the shooting was gang-related. Police declined to say where Mr. Muy lives and which gang they believe he is in.
Records show that Mr. Muy is being held on total bail of $4.1 million.
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