A 31-year-old man was arrested on Saturday after allegedly dropping a 4-year-old off the second flooring of a Florida resort, in accordance with an affidavit from the police division. The man, recognized as Brandon Gilmore, is now going through a felony cost of aggravated little one abuse.According to information from the Daytona Beach Police Department, Gilmore met the mom of the toddler roughly 5 hours earlier than the incident, which occurred simply earlier than 8 p.m.The man says he informed the mom he was taking the kid outdoors to play and “scare him somewhat bit,” then proceeded to carry the kid the wrong way up by his legs over the balcony.Witnesses say Gilmore then dropped the toddler head-first, letting him fall two tales to the bottom. “He was similar to swinging in, enjoying with them,” Dasanni Bentley, who witnessed the troubling incident, stated. “And then he let him go, and he had him by one foot. And then the child slipped proper out of him and fell straight on his head on the concrete, no grass.”   Gilmore informed officers he held the kid over the balcony however didn’t develop additional on his involvement, the affidavit says. Bentley stated the kid took a reasonably onerous hit. “His face began turning shiny purple,” Bentley stated. “He clearly was getting no oxygen. It was simply not a very good state of affairs.”Officers say they had been in a position to entry video surveillance footage that captured the incident. According to the affidavit, the video reveals Gilmore exiting a lodge room holding the kid usually in his arms earlier than holding him over the balcony by one leg. The surveillance footage then reveals Gilmore dropping the kid head first, the affidavit says. Bentley stated Gilmore and the kid’s mother ran downstairs. “They had been simply all down like throughout him, making an attempt to ensure he was OK,” she stated. “People had been screaming from the pool, wish to not contact him.”Witnesses stated the mother picked the kid off the ground and took him again to the room. The little one was rushed to hospital as a trauma alert based mostly on the seriousness of the autumn. According to police, the kid suffered blunt power trauma to his head, however his present situation was not instantly made accessible. “Absolutely devastating,” Bentley stated. “I do not even know the way I react if that was my very own.”The Department of Children and Families took a report of the incident, in accordance with the affidavit. Gilmore is now charged with aggravated little one abuse. He is being held on the Volusia County Jail on no bond.

A 31-year-old man was arrested on Saturday after allegedly dropping a 4-year-old off the second flooring of a Florida resort, in accordance with an affidavit from the police division.

The man, recognized as Brandon Gilmore, is now going through a felony cost of aggravated little one abuse.

Daytona Beach Police Department

According to information from the Daytona Beach Police Department, Gilmore met the mom of the toddler roughly 5 hours earlier than the incident, which occurred simply earlier than 8 p.m.

The man says he informed the mom he was taking the kid outdoors to play and “scare him somewhat bit,” then proceeded to carry the kid the wrong way up by his legs over the balcony.

Witnesses say Gilmore then dropped the toddler head-first, letting him fall two tales to the bottom.

“He was similar to swinging in, enjoying with them,” Dasanni Bentley, who witnessed the troubling incident, stated. “And then he let him go, and he had him by one foot. And then the child slipped proper out of him and fell straight on his head on the concrete, no grass.”   

Gilmore informed officers he held the kid over the balcony however didn’t develop additional on his involvement, the affidavit says.

Bentley stated the kid took a reasonably onerous hit.

“His face began turning shiny purple,” Bentley stated. “He clearly was getting no oxygen. It was simply not a very good state of affairs.”

Officers say they had been in a position to entry video surveillance footage that captured the incident. According to the affidavit, the video reveals Gilmore exiting a lodge room holding the kid usually in his arms earlier than holding him over the balcony by one leg.

The surveillance footage then reveals Gilmore dropping the kid head first, the affidavit says.

Bentley stated Gilmore and the kid’s mother ran downstairs.

“They had been simply all down like throughout him, making an attempt to ensure he was OK,” she stated. “People had been screaming from the pool, wish to not contact him.”

Witnesses stated the mother picked the kid off the ground and took him again to the room.

The little one was rushed to hospital as a trauma alert based mostly on the seriousness of the autumn. According to police, the kid suffered blunt power trauma to his head, however his present situation was not instantly made accessible.

“Absolutely devastating,” Bentley stated. “I do not even know the way I react if that was my very own.”

The Department of Children and Families took a report of the incident, in accordance with the affidavit.

Gilmore is now charged with aggravated little one abuse. He is being held on the Volusia County Jail on no bond.