A 65-year-old man who was shot in the face was found Tuesday morning on the sidewalk near his Lake Highlands home.

Police responded to a health and welfare call around 5 a.m. and found Joseph Syas on the sidewalk near his home on the 6700 block of Eastridge Drive, according to police reports

He was pronounced dead at the scene by Dallas Fire-Rescue. 

The police are investigating the motive and circumstances of the incident. 

Anybody with information about this case should contact Detective Abel Lopez at 214-671-3676 or abel.lopez@dallascityhall.com.