(STMW) — The DuPage County sheriff’s office has opened a homicide investigation after a man was found unresponsive on the side of a road on Friday night, a statement from the sheriff’s office said.

The man, 27, was found around 11:00 p.m at the intersection of Highlake and DuPage avenues in unincorporated West Chicago, the statement said.

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He was taken to Central DuPage Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. They did not provide any information as to his cause of death.

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The sheriff’s office believes the man was targeted and asks anyone with information to contact them at (630) 407-2400.

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