WILSON, N.C. — Family and friends of a 5-year-old boy who was shot in the head while riding his bicycle gathered together Thursday.
About 100 cars filled the parking lot of a North Carolina funeral home to honor Cannon Hinnant and support his family after the child was fatally shot by a neighbor Sunday, WSOC-TV reported.
A vigil planned for Friday was postponed. The family said they need time to mourn. A GoFundMe account set up for the family has raised more than $320,000.
Darius Nathaniel Sessoms, 25, is accused of walking up to Cannon and shooting the boy in the head while he was riding a bicycle, investigators said. Sessoms was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree murder. He is in jail without bond. Police have not released a motive for the shooting.
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