Joliet police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Joliet man as an "apparent homicide," according to the Will County Coroner's Office.
Antonio P. Tyler was declared dead at 5:45 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of North Nicholson Street in Joliet, the coroner's office said in a news release.
No cause of death was released. However, the Joliet Herald News reported that Tyler was shot at about 11 a.m. in the back yard of a house.
An autopsy will be conducted Monday.
Joliet Patch will report more details as they become available.