TITUSVILLE, Fla. – A 13-year-old boy was accidentally shot and seriously injured Wednesday night at a home in Titusville, leading to the arrest of a man, police said.
Police said the shooting happened around 7 p.m. at a home on Yorkshire Drive, about a half-mile south of State Road 406 and 2 miles east of Interstate 95.
Investigators said the teenager was shot in the torso area and suffered serious injuries. The boy was airlifted to a hospital, where he was in stable condition, according to police.
Officers said a preliminary investigation shows Bryan Gabriel Kelly, 40, of Titusville, was in his home attempting to unload a handgun, which unintentionally discharged, and the boy was struck.
Investigators said officers found no evidence of a willful or intentional act.
Kelly was taken to the Brevard County Jail on charges of aggravated child neglect with great bodily harm.
Kelly is being held on a $15,000 bond, according to online records.
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