Father Killed, Son Wounded in South Dallas Shooting - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Father Killed, Son Wounded in South Dallas Shooting

The incident happened around 11 p.m. Sunday in the 4600 block of Wahoo Street

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    Father Killed, Son Wounded in South Dallas Shooting

    Clifton Norton, a father of five, was shot and killed around 11 p.m. Sunday on Wahoo Street in South Dallas. (Published Monday, April 1, 2019)

    Clifton Norton, a father of five, was shot and killed around 11 p.m. Sunday on Wahoo Street in South Dallas.

    "So loved, I'm telling you, my heart is broken," Norton's older sister Antoinette Norton said.

    According to police, neighbors reported hearing gunfire in the 4600 block of Wahoo Street. On Monday, the block was filled with his grieving friends and family.

    The 33-year-old had just picked up his 8-year-old son, Kar-dia, from his other sister's house. The pair was about to head home when someone opened fire on their car. Norton had only driven feet before he turned around for help.

    Father Killed, Son Wounded in South Dallas Shooting: PD

    [DFW] Father Killed, Son Wounded in South Dallas Shooting: PD

    A 33-year-old man is dead and his 8-year-old son injured after a shooting Sunday night in South Dallas, police say.

    (Published Monday, April 1, 2019)

    Responding officers found Norton, next to a car with its front windows shattered. His son was in the front seat..

    Norton's mother, Mary Davis, said he was shot in the neck and died at the hospital. Her grandson was taken to Children's Medical Center.

    “He was shot in his left leg and the bullet is still in there and they're still trying to find out where's the bullet located in his body right now," Davis said.

    The heartbroken family is focused on the young boy's recovery and their search for peace.

    "I do want whoever did this to turn themself in so we can have closure," Antoinette Norton said.

    Dallas police asked anyone with information that can help with the investigation to contact Detective Walton, #8479 at 214-671-3632 or christopher.walton@dallascityhall.com, referring to case #063846-201

    Crime Stoppers is also accepting information at 214-373-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest or indictment.

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