Police: Father branded child with heat gun

- A father has been arrested after Gwinnett County police say he branded a child with a heat gun.

In the warrant issued last week, an officer said that Tory Gentry "maliciously caused bodily harm" to Zayden Gentry by branding him, causing a "large burn on his side."

The warrant also said that Zayden came into the custody of Georgia's Division of Family and Child Services with "multiple unexplained rib fractures" and "unexplained bruises."

According to jail records, Gentry was booked into iail on Sunday without bond. He has been charged with first-degree cruelty to children and aggravated battery.

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