DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Coroner has identified Azarion Melvin as the 14-year-old boy who died of a gunshot wound Sunday night
On October 31, police responded to a 911 call from the boy’s cousin who found Melvin’s body next to a gun. The caller said it looked like Melvin had shot himself in the head when he fell down the stairs in the Larkswood Drive home.
According to the 911 call, the caller did not know who the gun belonged to.
Upon arrival, the police found Melvin beyond medical help. Dayton PD said the cousin believes other boys may have been with the victim before running away.