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Gang member named in fatal OC bakery shooting

Israel Peña Lopez, 35, was arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at a bakery in Santa Ana that killed a man on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. (Photo courtesy of Santa Ana Police Department)

November 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A convicted gang member now faces murder charges in the shooting death of a customer at a Santa Ana bakery.Israel Peña Lopez, 35, was arrested one day after the shooting, on Oct. 13.

He has also been charged with the attempted murder of a second victim the following day.

Police said a surveillance camera captured video of the shooting at La Chapina Bakery on Edinger Avenue.

They say Lopez walked in and shot 22-year-old Alejandro Sanchez several times in the back while he poured coffee at the counter.

Peña is due to be arraigned on Wednesday.

A second suspect in the deadly bakery shooting is still outstanding.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Santa Ana police at (714) 245-8390.


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