Darius Sessoms, 25, has been charged with walking up to the boy late Sunday afternoon and shooting him in the head at point-blank range, according … He was just the age of 5 years old when was shot while riding a bike in the neighbourhood. Police have alleged that his neighbor, 25-year-old Darius Sessoms, shot him at 'point-blank' range after he rode his bike onto his property. Hinnant’s name began trending on social media, and by Friday, Fox News host Tucker Carlson was asking why the media was ignoring Hinnant’s murder, while an onscreen banner during Friday’s broadcast of The Ingraham Angle asked, "Where is outrage over slaying of Cannon Hinnant?". Police say Sessoms walked up to the child while he was … He is the brother of Cannon Hinnant’s alleged killer, Darius Sessoms, who was arrested earlier this week after allegedly shooting the young boy in the head, a week before the child was set to enter kindergarten. They feed racial narratives, filling headlines with … Darius Nathaniel Sessoms has been charged with murdering 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant. Previously on the Forbes breaking news desk. Cannon Hinnant Suspect Darius … Austin Hinnant says that the night before the shooting death of his son, Cannon, he had 25-year-old Darius Sessoms over for dinner. "I want the death penalty and I'm going to seek it." The mother of Cannon Hinnant has shared her grief over her son’s senseless death, as the five-year-old’s alleged killer prepares to face court.. Bonny Waddell, who lost her son on August 9 after he was shot in the head while riding his bike outside his father’s home in Wilson, North Carolina, took to Facebook Thursday to express her anguish and the pain felt by Cannon’s siblings. By TFPP Wire Published August 13, 2020 at 2:13pm The tragic, heinous murder of white 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant has brought many together in their demand for justice for this innocent child who was executed by his black neighbor. That’s how much a GoFundMe started by grandmother Gwen Hinnant has raised as of Monday, far outstripping its initial $5,000 goal. Cannon, who was just about to start kindergarten, was shot in the head and died on the way to a nearby hospital. Cannon Blake Hinnant was a five-year-old American boy from Wilson, North Carolina. 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Cannon Hinnant was a boy who lost his life in a fatal shooting on August 9, 2020. The boy's two sisters, ages 8 and 7, saw their brother get shot, according to Cannon's mother. The family of Cannon Hinnant will never get over the loss of their little boy. The man has been identified as 25 years old Darius N. Sessoms. A neighbor, 25-year-old Darius Nathaniel Sessoms, has been charged with first-degree murder in his death. At 5:30 pm on August 9, 2020, he bicycled onto his next-door neighbor's property, and the neighbor, Darius Sessoms, a 25-year-old man, allegedly shot the boy at point-blank range. According to the Post, Sessoms has a prior criminal record, and had served two prison stints in 2017 for felony drug possession and felony firearm and drug charges. Police in Wilson, North Carolina said Darius Sessoms, 25, shot and killed Cannon Hinnant while the boy was playing in his yard with his family Sunday evening. It is unclear if Sessoms has an attorney. For people who live on Archers Street, a small-town road of predominantly modular homes with toys spread across the front yards, losing 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant dreamt of losing a limb. Darius Sessoms, 25, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder after allegedly killing the five-year old who was playing in the front yard of his North Carolina home on Sunday. … In a news release, the Wilson Police Department said officers were dispatched to the 5100 block of Archers Road on August 9 in reference to a shooting and found a 5-year-old suffering a gunshot wound, who later died at a nearby hospital. Also seen in: Gotham Gazette, Bklyner, Thrillist, Task & Purpose and xoJane. Updates in the senseless killing of 5-year old Cannon Hinnant She holds a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Wilson, N.C. — A North Carolina man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a 5-year-old boy named Cannon Hinnant. Sessoms was arrested within 24 hours and subsequently charged with firs… Sessoms was previously charged three times with maintaining a house for drug activity, but only one resulted in a conviction. “We shouldn’t even be here,” Cannon’s grandfather, … Cannon Hinnant was fatally shot while playing with siblings in the family’s driveway on August 9. "I just wanted to be with my son.". Democrats killed Cannon Hinnant, they killed George Floyd, and they’re killing American cities. He was just the age of 5 years old when was shot while riding a bike in the neighbourhood. Austin Hinnant told CNN … The incident was witnessed by Hinnant’s two sisters, who are seven and eight. Cannon was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Grandmother Gwen Hinnant told the Washington Post that she “can’t think of a reason why that seems plausible.”. Published August 13, 2020 at 2:13pm. Darius Sessoms, 25, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant in North Carolina. North Carolina – A man in North Carolina shot and killed his five-year-old neighbor in front of the boy’s family. Cannon Hinnant was killed while he was playing with his two sisters in Wilson last weekend. He shot five-year-old Cannon Hinnant in the head, according to cops. Hinnant's fiancé called 911, he said, and Sessoms drove away. Walsh, the conservative blogger, wrote for The Daily Wire on August 13 that “this story has gotten almost no coverage by the American national media,” and that “there would almost certainly be rioting, spurned on in part by the incessant coverage.” At that point in time, The AP, The Daily Beast, Yahoo, ABC News and CBS News affiliates had published stories on Hinnant. Sessoms is black, while Hinnant is white. Family members said Cannon Hinnant was playing outside his father's house when he was shot in the head. Memes like this one also started popping up on social media, claiming the media was ignoring Hinnant’s murder because he wasn’t Black: Meanwhile, conservatives on social media (including Donald Trump Jr.)  were claiming that large news media outlets were ignoring Hinnant’s story, but as of Monday, the Washington Post, the New York Times, CNN, the Associated Press, People, USA Today, The Daily Beast and Buzzfeed News have posted stories about the murder, along with local affiliates for CBS, NBC, Fox and others. Police in Wilson, North Carolina said Darius Sessoms, 25, shot and killed Cannon Hinnant while the boy was playing in his yard with his family Sunday evening. One man, again a generous term, … (CNN)Police have charged a 25-year-old man with first-degree murder after they say he shot and killed a 5-year-old boy last week in Wilson, North Carolina. But for some evil, soulless humans, and we are using that term generously, the murder of this baby has been a cause for celebration. Wilson police did not respond to a request for comment by Forbes. Claim: A Black man was charged in North Carolina in the killing of Cannon Hinnant, a 5-year-old white boy, and except for Fox News, mainstream news media outlets purposely ignored it to further a predetermin… Sessoms made his first court appearance Tuesday and indicated he would hire an attorney, rather than use a public defender. A neighbor has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting that killed 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant in North Carolina. The mother of Cannon Hinnant has shared her grief over her son’s senseless death, as the five-year-old’s alleged killer prepares to face court.. Bonny Waddell, who lost her son on August 9 after he was shot in the head while riding his bike outside his father’s home in Wilson, North Carolina, took to Facebook Thursday to express her anguish and the pain felt by Cannon’s siblings. She. Cannon was allegedly shot by his own neighbour in Wilson. Cannon was allegedly shot by his own neighbour in Wilson. Darius Sessoms, 25, was detained by Wilson police about 24 hours after he allegedly approached Cannon Hinnant in front of the young boy’s father’s house at 5:30 pm and shot him in the head. On Sunday, 25-year-old black male Darius Sessoms allegedly murdered 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant, who is white, in Wilson, North Carolina, in front of the boy’s two young sisters. Courtesy of Wilson Police Rome Smith, who works at the Cumberland County Juvenile Detention Center, wrote on Facebook Friday about the Aug. 9 shooting that killed Cannon Hinnant … On Aug. 9, Cannon's uncle said he was outside with his siblings, playing on his bicycle when he was shot and killed by Darius Sessoms. Sessoms is black, while Hinnant is white. 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