SKOKIE, Ill. (CBS) — A man was found dead in a gangway between buildings in Skokie Thursday morning, police said.

Skokie police were called at 8:36 a.m. for an unresponsive man lying down in a gangway between buildings in the 8100 block of Knox Avenue.

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Emergency personnel found that the man was dead. An investigation into the circumstances of his death remained in progress Thursday afternoon.

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The manโ€™s identity was being held pending family notification Thursday afternoon.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Skokie police at (847) 982-5900, text the 24-hour Skokie Crime Tip Hotline at (837) 933-TIPS (8477) or text Skokie and a tip to 847411.