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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.

[contfnewc] Austin Hinnant told CNN affiliate WRAL he was inside the home when his son, Cannon, was playing outside and was shot.[contfnewc] Hinnant says he ran outside and scooped up the injured child and held him in his arms.[contfnewc] “I screamed ‘somebody help me, please help me save my son,” he said.[contfnewc] [contfnewc] Hinnant told the affiliate he looked up and saw his neighbor, Darius Sessoms, in the yard next door with a gun in hand, pacing and frantic.[contfnewc] “I was looking at him as I was picking up Cannon, and I was so full of rage, but I could not leave my son’s side,” he said. “I just wanted to be with my son.”[contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] Hinnant’s fiancé called 911, he said, and Sessoms drove away.[contfnewc] 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.[contfnewc] Police identified Sessoms as a suspect and arrested him after he was found Monday in a Goldsboro residence about 30 minutes south of Wilson. It is unclear if Sessoms has an attorney.[contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] Read more:https://cnn.it/2FjtqY9[contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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