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Keene Sonic Shooting: Matthew Davis Shot To Death- Suspects Arrested

People are curious to learn about the Keene Sonic shooting, where Matthew Davis shot to death.

The incident occurred in Keene, located approximately 40 miles southwest of Dallas.

In Keene Sonic shooting 32-year-old victim was struck multiple times during the altercation and was subsequently airlifted to a nearby hospital. Tragically, despite efforts to save his life, he did not survive.

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Keene Sonic Shooting: Matthew Davis Shot To Death

The shooting incident occurred Saturday evening at a Sonic restaurant on South Old Betsy Road in Keene, approximately 30 miles south of Fort Worth, Texas.

Angel Gomez, 20, arrived at the Sonic in a vehicle with other passengers and began behaving disorderly in the parking lot. Matthew Davis, a 32-year-old employee at Sonic, confronted Gomez.

According to Keene Police Chief James Kidd, Davis approached Gomez after witnessing him urinating in the parking lot.

According to the police, the shooting incident at the Sonic restaurant in Keene appeared isolated. It was not motivated by race or associated with any gang activity.

The authorities were alerted to the scene shortly after 9:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they discovered Matthew Davis in the parking lot, having sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

Matthew Davis is survived by his 10-year-old son and presumably other family members.
Matthew Davis is survived by his 10-year-old son and presumably other family members. (Image Source: Dallas Morning News)

Davis was then airlifted to Harris Methodist Hospital and later pronounced dead.

A fundraiser has been created to support the family of Matthew Davis, who had a 10-year-old son, and assist with funeral expenses. The fundraiser had already raised more than $10,000 by Tuesday.

In a statement, Sonic expressed its sorrow upon hearing about the incident involving one of its franchise team members in Keene, Texas.

The franchisee fully cooperates with the local authorities as they conduct their investigation.

A memorial has been established outside the Sonic Drive-In on Old Betsy Road in Keene, where flowers and a cross have been placed.

The memorial is growing in remembrance of Matthew Davis, a 32-year-old father and employee who tragically died in a shooting incident while working at the restaurant on Saturday night.

12-Year-Old And 20-Year-Old Suspects Arrested

Police have reported that a 13 -year-old boy and a 21 -year-old man has been apprehended and arrested on a murder warrant concerning the deadly shooting of a Sonic Drive-In employee in Texas.

During a Saturday night shift at a Sonic Drive-In, Matthew Davis, 32, confronted Angel Gomez, 20, for behaving in disorderly in the parking lot, as stated by Keene police.

The confrontation escalated into a physical altercation, during which a juvenile passenger in Gomez’s vehicle retrieved an AR-style 22 rifle and fired multiple shots, striking Davis.

Angel Gomez, suspect of Keene Sonic Shooting on Saturday.
Angel Gomez, suspect of Keene Sonic Shooting on Saturday. (Image Source: NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth)

Gomez and the 12-year-old juvenile had already fled the scene, but Gomez later returned and was apprehended by the police in the parking lot.

The juvenile was also located and taken into custody, and several firearms were recovered. Gomez and the juvenile have been charged with murder, with the juvenile currently in detention in Granbury.

It is worth noting that this incident follows two recent mass shootings in Texas, which have drawn increased attention to the issue of gun violence in the state.

Negibour has been sharing condolences and prayers for the employee’s family who was shot to death on Saturday. 

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