A 37-year-old man was found shot to death early Wednesday in northwest Indiana.

Officers responded at 3:43 a.m. to a call of a suspicious vehicle in the 2600 block of Delaware Street in Gary, according to Gary Police Lt. Dawn Westerfield.

Jimmie D. Spates was found inside the vehicle with at least one gunshot wound, according to Westerfield and the Lake County coroner’s office.

Spates, a Gary resident, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:03 a.m., according to the coroner’s office. His death was ruled a homicide.

Anyone with information should call Det. Alexander Jones or Cpl. Edward Gonzalez of the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at (219) 755-3855; or the crime tip line at (866) 274-6347.