African refugee, 23, shot in chest after answering door at Abilene apartment during party

by Jamie Burch, Olivia DiVenti & Nick Bradshaw

Chance Bonni, 23, was shot and killed during a party at a south Abilene apartment complex. (Source: Nicole Songbird, Instagram)

Abilene police say a refugee from Africa was killed in an overnight shooting.

The victim is 23-year-old Chance Bonni.

According to Chief Stan Standridge, Bonni was shot in the chest with a shotgun around 12:07 a.m. Saturday after answering the door at the Stonegate Apartments just after midnight on Saturday.

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Bonni — who was at the apartment for a party with three other friends — was pronounced dead at Hendrick Medical Center.

“He was a brother to me and would always have my back,” said Fabio Scaief who played soccer with Bonni at Cooper High…

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