Cannon Hinnant’s Dad Says Son’s Killer is Neighbor of 8 Years, “I Have No Idea Why He Would Kill My Son” In an emotional interview Friday, the father of Cannon Hinnant, the five-year-old boy who was shot in the head and killed on Sunday while riding his bike with his sisters, said that the suspect, Darius Sessoms, has been his neighbor for eight years — and he even had Sessoms over for dinner the night before the killing.