“Second Suspect Arrested in Nightclub Shooting; Victim Identified”

By | August 12, 2023

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A second suspect has been arrested and charged with attempted capital murder in connection with a shooting at a nightclub in Edinburg, Texas. The arrest follows an intensive investigation by local law enforcement. The first suspect, Samuel Lopez, was previously arrested, and the search for the third suspect, Danny Lee Cazares, is ongoing. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is urging anyone with information to come forward. shooting-apprehended-charged-with-attempted-capital-murder-of-multiple/article_4c1cb252-834b-5c9f-8e14-878eb264dfdf.html” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>MyTexasDaily.com reported

An image depicting a news article about a recent arrest related to a shooting incident at a nightclub in Edinburg, Texas is provided. The article states that a second suspect has been apprehended and charged with attempted capital murder of multiple individuals following an extensive investigation by local law enforcement. The arrest took place on August 11, 2023.

The incident occurred on August 7, when law enforcement officers responded to reports of gunshots at the El Antro Nightclub on Raul Longoria Road. Initially, a person named Samuel Lopez was identified as the main perpetrator and subsequently arrested, with a bail set at $3.5 million. However, as the investigation progressed, two additional suspects, Jose Angel Favela and Danny Lee Cazares, were identified by Sheriff’s Investigators.

On Friday, August 11, Jose Angel Favela, one of the wanted fugitives, was brought to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) by his attorney, Sonny Palacios. Favela was then officially booked into the county jail on charges of criminal attempt at capital murder of multiple individuals. Judge Larry Esparza arraigned Favela and imposed a $3 million cash surety bond.

The search for the third suspect, Danny Lee Cazares, is still ongoing as part of the ongoing criminal investigation.

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is urging anyone who witnessed the incident or possesses any information related to the case to contact them at 956-383-8114. For those who wish to remain anonymous, tips can be submitted through the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers Hotline at 956-668-TIPS (8477) or via the smartphone application P3 TIPS..

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