Edmonton police are investigating a homicide in the city's north end early Saturday morning.

At approximately 5 a.m., police responded to a report of an injured man in a basement suite near 119 Avenue and 49 Street.

He was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said in a written statement Saturday that investigators were still working to identify the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.