Authorities are investigating the homicide of a 42-year-old man who was found shot in the head Tuesday night in the 100 block of Lake Street in Akron.

Akron police responded about 8:25 p.m. to a report of a man down when they found the victim dead on the sidewalk.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:39 pm.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office said it will release more information after the man is identified and next-of-kin are notified.

This is a developing story. Check back with Ohio.com and read Thursday's Akron Beacon Journal for more details.