Teen Enters Plea in Shooting Death of His Father

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A 17-year-old Canton boy will be sentenced late this month.

This, after pleading to juvenile charges in the shooting death of his father.

Damon Dillard pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a juvenile voluntary manslaughter charge.

The prosecution agreed with the reduction from a murder charge.

Canton police say Dillard shot 50-year-old Musa El Bey in the family home on 7th Street NW near the city’s park system back on the 4th of July.

He was dead when police arrived at the house.

Dillard will be sentenced to a juvenile facility.