Titusville Man Unintentionally Shoots 13-Year-Old Boy

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

Just before 7 p.m. 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 40-year-old Bryan Gabriel Kelly was in his home attempting to unload a handgun.

Police say that Kelly unintentionally discharged the weapon that  shot 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 Titusville man was arrested and charged with Aggravated Child Neglect with Great Bodily Harm.

Kelly was booked into Brevard County Jail on a $2,000 bond.

The condition of the child was listed as stable.