COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Police have opened up a homicide investigation after a 44-year-old man missing from Maryland was found dead Tuesday afternoon in west Columbus.

Hajid Jordan, 44, was found just before 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the parking lot of a business in the 600 block of Hilliard Rome Road, according to the Columbus Division of Police. Police said Jordan was a reported missing person from Maryland.

Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate after Jordan was found with a gunshot wound, authorities said.

Police are asking anyone with information is asked to contact Columbus police at 614-645-4730 or the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.