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Davonta Mathis Arrested for Alleged Murders of Store Clerks in Dallas and Mesquite

Police say Davonta Mathis walked into both stores and immediately shot the victim clerks to death before robbing the stores.

Davonta Mathis accused of murdering 2 North Texas gas station clerks.

Suspect Davonta Mathis. Credit Mesquite Police Department

Police say a Waco man Davonta Mathis is responsible for two convenience store clerks’ murders in Pleasant Grove and Mesquite.

Mesquite Police Department Press Release Re: Davonta Mathis Arrested

Mesquite Police Department Information Office

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Press Release #2024-11

Homicide Investigation

On June 20th at approximately 11:05 p.m., the Mesquite Police Department received a 911 call related to a shooting in the 1700 block of W. Bruton Road. The caller advised a male entered a business and began shooting. Officers arrived on scene, and located a male with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The victim was identified as Muhammad Hussain, a 60 year old male from Carrollton.

Video from the business provided detailed information on a suspect vehicle. On June 22nd at approximately 12:56 a.m., a Mesquite Police Officer on routine patrol observed the suspect vehicle. A vehicle pursuit ensued, which concluded with the arrest of the driver.

The driver was identified as Davonta Mathis, a 21 year old male from Waco. Mathis was arrested and charged with Evading Arrest with a Vehicle, and subsequent investigation revealed Mathis was responsible for the murder of Mr. Hussain. He was charged with Capital Murder in addition to the Evading charge.

The Mesquite Police Department would like to thank our area law enforcement partners for their assistance in this case, specifically the Dallas Police Department. This is an ongoing investigation, and more information may be released as it becomes available. If anyone has information about this offense, please contact

[email protected].

Source: FOX 4 Dallas-Fort Worth

Source: WFAA

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