Accident – Death – Obituary News :
Plano Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Shooting of Texas Man
Plano Police Department has announced the arrest of a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a man in North Texas. The incident occurred on Wednesday, and the arrest was made on Thursday, as stated in a recent news release.
Details of the Shooting
Authorities were alerted to the shooting at approximately 10:30 p.m. in the 3300 block of P Avenue. Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered a male victim who had sustained a gunshot wound. The injured individual was quickly transported to a local hospital by Plano Fire-Rescue but was tragically pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
The victim has been identified as Mohamadou Thera, a 43-year-old man residing in Sherman, Texas. The Plano Police Department released this information, shedding light on the tragic loss of a member of the local community.
Arrest of Suspect
On Thursday, law enforcement officials apprehended 21-year-old Jaheim Kemp, a resident of Plano. The suspect is currently in custody, and murder charges are expected to be filed pending further investigation.
The incident remains under investigation by the Plano Police Department. Authorities are urging anyone with additional information relating to the shooting to come forward and contact the department’s Crimes Against Persons Tip Line at (972) 941-2148.
Community Support for the Victim’s Family
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to support the family of Mohamadou Thera, who tragically lost his life in the shooting. The fundraiser aims to cover funeral expenses and the costs associated with repatriating Thera’s remains to his home country.
According to Mohamed Diane, the organizer of the campaign, Thera was working as an Uber driver on the evening of the incident. He had taken on this job to provide for his family, highlighting his dedication as a loving father. The GoFundMe campaign seeks to alleviate the financial burden faced by Thera’s family during this difficult time.
With a fundraising goal of $25,000, the campaign has already raised $6,543 as of Thursday, reflecting the tremendous support and compassion shown by the community.