Scott McKemy has been counting the days since someone shot and killed his son Bryan McKemy while he was working on a home in Baltimore's Frankford Neighborhood.
Scott said his son loved riding his Harley, and on Monday he came home to a pleasan surprise.
A friend had mailed a framed picture of his son on the bike, drawing a range of emotions.
“I don’t ride it nearly enough anymore, it would have been his sooner or later, “said Scott McKemy. "104 days have gone by since his wife called him hysterical."
“She was just screaming on the phone, I mean screaming. I kept saying Angie calm down Angie calm down. Finally, I got “Bryan shot”, that’s the only two words I got out of her. I said what Bryan’s been shot and she said yes at work.”
Bryan had just started a new job as general contractor job that week— he was proud of it.
Caught in the crossfire of a shootout while working on the siding of a home on Overlea.
“It was the last day of the job they were cleaning up,” McKemy said. “Apparently he had talked to his mother about an hour before and he said we’re cleaning up about to get out of here.”
The case is still open, and police say they haven't made any arrests. Only saying they don't believe Bryan was the intended target.
McKemy said police told him they found a man with a gun that a ballistic test matched to the one used to kill his son in a car that witnesses saw leaving the scene.
“It’s circumstantial evidence, they can’t place him at the scene,” said McKemy. “Even though he was arrested in the same make and model color car that was described leaving the scene. Of course, he was arrested with the gun that was tested and ballistics confirms is the gun that killed my son.”
A father searching for answers—every day a struggle.
“I just feel like I’ve been robbed, we’ve been robbed of so much,” McKemy said. “Some days I still wait for him to walk in that back door and say hey dad.”