Willie Clark Jr.'s family has been waiting more than a decade for justice.
Clark was murdered April 3, 2006 just outside a bar on Hollister Street in south San Diego. The bar is no longer there, but the pain of losing Willie has never gone.
“We still hear my dad's voice, his laugh. This has all been one big dream. A bad dream,” Clark’s son Julius told NBC 7.” He was shot five times in the lower torso while his back was turned.”
Police said suspect Guillermo Gonzalez-Nunez shot and killed Clark after a fight broke out at La Vuelta Bar.
Officers said Nunez also beat another man with a gun and other patrons before fleeing to Mexico.
“I consider him beyond being a monster,” Julius' mother Mary Lopez said. “He took...a big part of me. In my heart I want justice."
The Clarks prayed every day that their father's murderer would be caught, but justice did not come quickly.
Last Friday, just over 10 years after Clark’s murder, Mexican authorities turned over Guillermo Gonzalez-Nunez to U.S. Marshals who took him into custody.
The Clarks said they forgive the suspect, but they will never forget what he did.
“He needs to pay for what he did because my kids are paying every day because they don't have a father,” Lopez said.
Gonzalez-Nunez was booked into San Diego Central Jail for Murder, Attempted Murder and Assault with a weapon. The Clark family said they will be at his arraignment on Tuesday.
"God bless you, but justice will be served believe that," Julius Clark said of Gonzalez-Nunez. “We’re going to be all right."