UPDATED 5:15 PM PT – Sunday, November 22, 2020
At least two people are dead and two others injured after a shooting at a Sonic Drive-in nearby Omaha, Nebraska.
On Saturday night, the Bellevue Police Department responded to a call of a possible bomb inside of a moving truck in the Sonic parking lot.
Upon arrival, officers discovered four victims, two of whom were pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities arrested 23-year-old Roberto Carlos Silva in connection with the shooting after he set off a U-haul truck full of fireworks. He was also arrested Wednesday on suspicion of identity theft.
Please see the additional press release regarding the Sonic shooting from last night. Roberto Carlos Silva Jr. was arrested and booked at the Sarpy County Jail for two counts of 1st Degree Murder and one count of Arson. pic.twitter.com/eNbFhani1M
— BPD Lt. Jashinske (@Lt_Jashinske) November 22, 2020
After the shooting, Silva was held overnight and is expected to be charged with first-degree murder and arson.
NEW this morning: Authorities arrested 23yo Roberto Carlos Silva in connection with Bellevue Sonic shooting that killed 2 & wounded 2.
On Wednesday, Silva was arrested on suspicion of identity theft for using another person’s Sonic app to buy $57 of food. https://t.co/0mxJdZqOjm
— Alia Conley (@aliaconleyOWH) November 22, 2020