FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. - Charges have been dropped against a Fayette County man charged in the shooting of his 12-year-old brother.
David Brooks faced several charges including assault, but at a hearing Tuesday morning the charges were withdrawn.
Brooks said he was taking a gun out of his pocket in Uniontown last September when it fired and hit his brother Timothy.
The boy broke his hand and a bullet struck his stomach.
Brooks is expected to be released Tuesday afternoon.
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