Police are investigating the death of a man in Norristown on Tuesday morning.

Police found a man lying on the ground on the 800 block of Maple Alley at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, Montgomery County First Assistant District Attorney Kevin Steele said in a news release. The man had "what is believed to be a gunshot wound," Steele said, and his death is being investigated as a homicide.

An autopsy is pending and the man's identification was not released Tuesday morning as officials contacted family members.

Police asked anyone with information about the death to contact Norristown police or the Montgomery County Detective Bureau.

-Laura McCrystal