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Man arrested in deadly attack at Nebraska Sonic restaurant

Deadly Shooting-Fast Food Restaurant
Posted at 12:53 AM, Nov 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-23 00:53:48-05

BELLEVUE, Neb. -- Authorities have arrested a 23-year-old man in the fatal shooting of two people and wounding of two others at a Nebraska fast food restaurant.

Roberto Carlos Silva Jr., of Omaha, was booked into jail early Sunday on suspicion of first-degree homicide and arson charges in the attack Saturday night at a Sonic Drive-in in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.

Police say they first received a call about a possible bomb in a moving truck parked outside of the restaurant, and officers who arrived found a burning U-Haul and four people who had been shot.

Two were declared dead at the scene.

Silva was arrested Wednesday for allegedly buying $57 worth of food at the restaurant using someone else's Sonic app account.