An Akron man pleaded guilty to killing his adult grandson, Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh said in a news release Tuesday.

Dann Schaffer, 61, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter with a gun specification, a first-degree felony.

According to the news release, Schaffer shot and killed Cody Czerpak, 22, on Aug. 19, 2018 at Schaffer’s Rothrock Avenue home in Akron's Summit Lake neighborhood. Family members say the shooting was accidental.

Summit County Common Pleas Judge Kathryn Michael is scheduled to sentence Schaffer at 1 p.m. March 27.