A HOSPITAL is on lockdown after a four-year-old girl died and a man is in critical condition following a shooting in a large crowd, according to local reports.
Police took the girl to Akron Children's Hospital after the event where they asked people to stay in place.
The incident in the Summit Hill neighborhood.
The girl was confirmed dead at the scene by Akron police, Lieutenant Michael Miller said.
A 40-year-old man was also taken to Akron General Hospital where he is in critical condition, WKYC reported.
Officials said the shooting was not connected to demonstrations that are taking place.
People are reportedly protesting after the shooting death of Jayland Walker.
Walker, who was unarmed, was shot more than 60 times after a car chase in Akron, Ohio on June 27, an autopsy revealed.
Cops claimed that the 25-year-old had refused to stop his vehicle and discharged a weapon before he was gunned down.
Pictures showed Walker dead and handcuffed at the scene, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s report which was obtained by CNN.
There was blood on his driver's license and on the handcuffs.
Walker was covered in dozens of gunshot wounds from his ankle to cheek on both sides of his body.
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