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Man found shot to death on street near Elgin elementary school

Authorities found a man dead with a gunshot wound to the head on a street near an elementary school in northwest suburban Elgin Sunday morning.

About 5:30 a.m., officers were called for “a check on well-being” and found a man in his 30s dead in the 1100 block of Sherwood Avenue, according to a statement from Elgin police. He was found on the street behind Coleman Elementary School at 1220 Dundee Avenue.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Police ask anyone with information to call (847) 695-4195, or by texting 847411 with “ELGINPD” at the beginning of the message.