6:15 p.m. update: Austin police said a man who was found bleeding near a South Austin bus stop Wednesday morning died from gunshot wounds.

In a Wednesday evening news release, Austin police said detectives believe that the man, identified as 60-year-old John Young, was experiencing homelessness and sleeping at the bus stop bench at the time of the killing.

Police added that they do not know what led to the shooting.

Earlier: Austin police are asking for the public’s help after a man was found bleeding at a South Austin bus stop early Wednesday.

Officers responded to intersection of South First Street and West William Cannon Drive at 5:30 a.m. after receiving a 911 call about a man who was bleeding and passed out at a bus stop in the area, said Austin police Officer Bino Cadenas.

When officers arrived, they found the man with "obvious trauma" to his body. He was pronounced dead at 5:39 a.m., Cadenas said.

Police are waiting for the Travis County medical examiner’s office to perform an autopsy to determine how the man died.

Cadenas said that police are treating the man’s death as being suspicious.

Investigators will visit businesses and speak with residents in the area where the man was found to see if anyone saw or heard anything, Cadenas said.

Police are asking for people who may have seen or heard anything related to the incident to come forward.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps solve the case, Cadenas said.

Those with information about the incident can call police at 512-974-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-8477. Tipsters can also use the Austin PD app.

APD PIO is responding to a suspicious death in the 6500 block of S. 1st St. Case #20-2600231. Officer Cadenas will provide a briefing at 9 a.m. behind the McDonald’s at S. 1st and WM. Cannon.

— Austin Police Department (@Austin_Police) September 16, 2020