Anyway, in the article he states this:
As a survivor of gun violence....I’ve learned that such horrific events have a shocking and debilitating effect on families, neighbors, communities and whole towns and cities.That's right. His brother was killed so BRYAN is a 'survivor' of gun violence.
He has maintained his 'victim' mentality for so long he's no longer living in the world the rest of us inhabit. Seems to be pretty common for gun control advocates.