Drive-thru customer ‘shoots dead manager in fight over paying with fake money’

Drive-thru customer ‘shoots dead manager in fight over paying with fake money’

Police have released images of two suspects (left, middle) in the shooting death of Sonic manager Daniel Shrewsbury (right) (Pictures: San Antonio Police Department)

A Fast food drive-thru customer allegedly shot dead the manager who gave her grief over trying to pay with counterfeit money.

Daniel Shrewsbury, 33, was killed outside a Sonic restaurant where he worked as a night manager around 9.30pm on Sunday, said the San Antonio Police Department.

Two women got into an altercation with Shrewsbury about covering the cost of their order with fake money, cops said.

That’s when one of the women allegedly shot him.

An argument that authorities said was over a Sonic order ended with the restaurant’s manager dead (Picture: Kens5)

Daniel Shrewsbury, managed to retreat back into the Sonic after he was shot, but he was later declared dead by first responders (Picture: Facebook)

As the women fled the scene, Shrewsbury managed to get back inside the restaurant on Babcock Road near Eckhert Road in San Antonio, Texas.

Inside, he collapsed and was found later and pronounced dead by first responders.

Shrewsbury died just over a week before his birthday.

‘He’s not just known as a Sonic employee,’ his brother, Jojo Shrewsbury, told KSAT. ‘He’s more than that.’

A makeshift memorial was set up at the doorway of the Sonic after Daniel Shrewsbury’s death (Picture: Kens5)

Police had not made any arrests in the case as of Tuesday (Picture: San Antonio Police Department)

His mother called her son ‘caring, loving’.

‘A lot of people loved my son,’ Peggy Cofield told the TV station. ‘I will definitely miss him every day, every second.’

No one had been arrested in connection with the crime as of Tuesday.

Police said they have identified the suspects and released photos of them on Monday captured from CCTV at the Sonic. One of the suspects wore a gold chain and black T-shirt and the other donned a white dress with floral print.

Sonic customers allegedly tried to pay with their order with counterfeit money (Picture: San Antonio Police Department)

The same day, a makeshift memorial with candles was set up at the doorway of the Sonic.

Daniel’s stepfather, Dominic Cofield, said the suspect ‘took somebody from the community, like the people at his job, the regulars that go there’.

‘He didn’t deserve this,’ he said, ”Cause, like they said, he was a good kid.’

Daniel died just a few weeks after a McDonald’s employee was recorded allegedly shooting at drive-thru customers who complained about receiving the wrong order in Lakeland, Florida.

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