Sonic Manager Fatally Shot in Drive-Thru After Dispute With Customers Over Fake Money

By Madz Dizon

Jul 11, 2024 05:37 AM EDT

Sonic Manager Fatally Shot in Drive-Thru After Dispute With Customers Over Fake Money

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Authorities in Texas are currently investigating a tragic incident in which a customer at a fast-food restaurant fatally shot a manager over the weekend.

Sonic Manager Shot Dead After Confronting Customer Over Fake Money

A shooting occurred on Sunday, July 7, at a Sonic Drive-In in the northwest part of San Antonio, resulting in the tragic loss of the store manager's life, according to the San Antonio Police Department.

According to USA Today, the department took to Facebook on Tuesday, July 9, to announce that they have identified and located two individuals of interest in connection to the fatal shooting case.

According to the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office, the victim has been identified as Daniel Shrewsbury, 33. Based on initial findings from the autopsy report, it has been determined that the Sonic manager's cause of death was a gunshot injury.

According to the office, the death in Shrewsbury has been determined to be a homicide. As per the authorities, a heated dispute between two individuals and the manager ensued over the use of counterfeit currency, resulting in a tragic incident where one of them resorted to violence.

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Sonic Drive-Thru Shooting Suspects

The suspect quickly left the vicinity. Shrewsbury managed to return to the restaurant before succumbing to exhaustion and was eventually discovered. Emergency responders pronounced him dead at the scene.

Images from the Sonic's surveillance camera of the two women were released by the police. According to authorities, the suspects have been identified, but no arrests have been made as of yet.

According to Jojo Shrewsbury, the brother of the Sonic manager involved, he decided to approach the women in question at the drive-thru to address the issue of counterfeit money.

Tragically, his life was cut short just days before his 34th birthday. The younger brother praised his sibling's strong work ethic and passion for their job, noting that they also found enjoyment in playing video games during their free time.

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