Followup, Titusville – 13 Year-Old Seriously Injured After Man Discharges Handgun

A Titusville man was arrested Wednesday night after an investigation by Detectives into the unintentional shooting of a juvenile.

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Just before 7PM on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Titusville Police responded to a report of a 13 year-old boy being accidentally shot at a home on Yorkshire Drive. The boy had been shot in the torso area and was transported to a trauma center by helicopter with serious injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Bryan Gabriel Kelly, 40, of Yorkshire Drive Titusville, was in his home attempting to unload a handgun. He unintentionally discharged the weapon that subsequently struck a 13 year-old child in the home.

Witness statements corroborate the suspect’s description of the incident and investigators found no evidence of a willful or intentional act.

The suspect was booked into Brevard County Jail: Aggravated Child Neglect with Great Bodily Harm, (Felony) $2000.00 bond.

The condition of the child at the time of this release was listed as stable.

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