AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating the death of a 10-year-old boy.

According to police, officers responded to a home in the 100 block of Dayton place Thursday around 5 p.m.

Officers found the child, identified as Kismet Sengdan, in an upstairs bedroom with a gunshot wound to the head. No one else was inside the home.

Detectives questioned multiple people, including at least three other juveniles, who were seen leaving the home prior to police arriving.   

Akron police say based on preliminary information, it appears another child had the gun when it fired in an unintentional discharge, killing Sengdan.

(Photo Credit: Akron Public Schools)

A statement from Akron Public Schools said Sengdan was a fourth-grader at Harris Jackson CLC in North Hill. Crisis teams are assisting students.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip. You can also contact Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS or text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637.