A 59-year-old man was found dead in front of a home, sparking a homicide investigation in South Turlock.

Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputies were sent to the I Street home just after 9:15 p.m. Saturday, following reports of the discovery.

When deputies arrived, they found the man in the front yard of the home, with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the upper body, deputies said.

The man was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies have not yet released information regarding a suspect.