By | August 11, 2020
Cannon Hinnant death-obituary

Cannon Hinnant dead: Cannon Hinnant cause of death – obituary – tributes

  • Died: August 10, 2020
  • Age: 5 year old
  • Cause of death: shot dead

How did Cannon Hinnant die?

5-year-old Cannon Hinnant was shot and killed on Sunday.

The suspect in the killing, 25-year-old Darius Nathaniel Sessoms, was arrested on Monday, WITN reports.

News outlets report Wilson police identified the victim as Cannon Hinnant.

Police said officers responding to a report of a shooting at a mobile home park found the 5-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound.

Capt. Steve Stroud said officers and emergency personnel performed first aid before the child was taken to Wilson Medical Center, where he died.

Cannon Hinnant Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements.

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Cannon’s family.

The page says,

I am the cousin of Austin Hinnant, father of Cannon. Sunday, August 9, 2020 a sweet soul named Cannon Hinnant was taken from this world over a senseless act. A beautiful 5 year old baby boy riding his bicycle was shot by his neighbor point blank in Wilson NC.  One minute he is enjoying his life, the next it all ends because he rode into his neighbors yard.. 5 years old guys!! Nothing prepares a parent for the loss of their child. No child should ever have their future stolen from them. As of now the person involved is still hiding like the coward he is. Prayers that he is found soon and justice can begin. I am starting this GoFundMe to help with funeral expenses and any help along the way for both Cannons mother & father with permission. If you can help in any way please do. As a mother, I can’t wrap my head around what these precious parents are going through.  Our family appreciates every prayer that you have sent. ❤#JusticeForCannon

*I’m proud to be from Wilson NC because we have eachother during hard times. Let’s show Cannon how much we support him. If you are not able to donate, please atleast share. Thank you.

This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.

Cannon Hinnant tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

Gloristeen Roberson wrote;

Praying for the Family of this little angel. My heart is broken and can not imagine your pain. Please know I don’t know you but our family we be praying for you!

Teresa Parker wrote;

Bonny n Lee, My thoughts,love and BIG BOLD PRAYERS are with y’all and all CANNON’s FAMILY! Heee for y’all!!! Aunt TP

Jamie Price wrote;
So sorry for your loss, no mother/father should have to go through this! I’ll be praying for y’all and hope justice will be served! ❤

Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.

Please write your tributes and kind words in the comment section below.

One Reply to “Cannon Hinnant Death : Cannon Hinnant shot dead – tribute – GoFundMe”

  1. Donna Batchelor

    My heart is broken for the entire family. I can’t even imagine what you all are having to go through. What I do know is this was a senseless act of rage unessary act of hate rage or whatever you want to call it. God Bless Cannon and his sisters, and family.


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