Police found a man dead in the front yard of a Northwest Jacksonville home Tuesday morning with gunshot wounds.

Around 12:30 a.m., the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in the 3600 block of Clyde Drive. When they arrived, they found the man who appeared to be shot to death.

Police say that several people were contacted at the scene. Homicide Units are working to investigate the details of what occurred.

 The identity of the man has not yet been released.