NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) – Norfolk police detectives are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man dead outside a hotel.

Shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday, Norfolk police responded to a "shots fired" call for service at the Days Inn in the 1400 block of North Military Highway. Officers found at man outside the location suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The death has been classified as an active homicide investigation. The man’s identity will not be released until his next of kin are properly notified.

Detectives have not released any suspect description, but encourage anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.