The 23-year-old college student who was shot two weeks ago while filming a music video outside The Licking in Miami Gardens is still fighting for his life.
Shanta and Clarence Bonias said their son Carlos Wilkerson is the glue that holds their family together. I explained that I was a person.
“He is there when you know you need help,” said Shanta Bonias. “He is a good boy.”
According to his parents, Wilkerson is an ideal son and has three other sisters who are very protective of him.
Shanta Bonias is “God fearing, loving, caring and respectful. Not because I am his mother but all saying the same thing we saw him You can see that people are giving out an outpouring of support.
Wilkerson is a video director and sole owner of Directed By Los. He was hired by rapper French to serve his Montana music video in Miami on his January 5th.
He was working outside of Licking at Miami Gardens that night. Police said 10 people were shot that night, including Wilkerson.
When his parents got the call, they hopped on the first plane out of Louisiana.
Shanta Bonius said, “We hear it over and over again. Now it’s our son. Now it’s our son.”
Wilkerson is now on a ventilator. According to his parents, he suffered a devastating injury to his spine and is paralyzed from the waist down. They have to move to Miami temporarily and won’t be leaving until their son gets home.
Shanta Bonias said, “I trust and believe he will get out of this situation because he is strong.
Clarence Bonius said, “He fights, he pushes through, he’s strong, but he’s going to need a lot of help.
Mr. and Mrs. Bonius said they had no time to be angry with the person who pulled the trigger. Their focus is on their son. They also want stricter gun control laws.
Clarence Bonias said, “I don’t understand why people pull the trigger so easily and can’t even think about the consequences and all the things behind it. Things like this make me want to send him to a good school.” Please put him in the best possible position to prevent this from happening.
Police said four of the shooting victims are still in serious condition and the remaining six have been discharged from hospital. they have not been arrested.
A GoFundMe is set up to support Carlos and his family.