Investigators with the Racine Police Department are investigating a homicide involving a 28-year-old man that happened early Friday morning.

The man was found lying on the ground unresponsive at 2 a.m. in the 1800 block of Roosevelt Avenue from an apparent gunshot wound. Law enforcement and rescue personnel from the Racine Fire Department tried to revive the man, but he was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing. The department is not releasing any other information. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crimestoppers at (262) 636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text message should begin with RACS.

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.