The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is investigating the death of a 10-year-old boy of Dagger Bay in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine, who was found with a gunshot wound to the head on December 7.
He has been identified as Leon Whittingham.
In a report by the JCF, about 4:30pm, Leon was at home with family when an explosion was heard. He was later found with a single gunshot wound to the left side of the head
He was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The scene was processed and one 9 millimetre round was found. No one has been arrested in connection with the incident.
No information was released about the weapon.