A 25-year-old black man accused of shooting his white 5-year-old neighbor in the head at point-blank range in Wilson, North Carolina on Sunday night has been charged with first-degree murder in the boy’s death.
Darius Nathaniel Sessoms, 25, was arrested Monday after fleeing the scene and is in the custody of Wilson Police and members of the U.S. Marshals Service Carolinas Regional Task Force. Sessoms was found in a home in Goldsboro.
Doris Lybrand, who witnessed the shooting, told WRAL that Sessoms ran up to the boy, put the gun near his head and fired before running back to his own house.
“My first reaction was he’s playing with the kids,” Lybrand said. “For a second, I thought, ‘That couldn’t happen.’ People don’t run across the street and kill kids.”
Now, the editorial team here thought we would see what CNN, MSNBC, and others had to say about this vicious murder. Of course,...