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10-year-old boy commits suicide after mother sent him to room during argument before school

By Mason White 9:25 AM January 8, 2017
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(Scroll down for video) A mother called for help after finding her son dead, following an argument before school.

10-year-old Ian Sevostjanov of Florida, got into an argument with his mother at around 8:30 a.m.

The mother ordered her son to go to his room to calm down. However, the boy got the family’s gun, and shot himself in the apartment in Clearwater.

The boy’s mother, Olga Grusetskaja, ran to the room after hearing the gunshot. Sadly, Ian, who is in fifth grade at the Belleair Elementary School, died from a single gunshot.

Police are now investigating how the gun was stored when the boy got hold of it. The boy’s father was not home when the incident occurred.

Detectives have ruled the case as a suicide.