Officers were called to JMJ Wholesale on Cumberland Street around 1:30 a.m. after reports of a business alarm going off.
Upon arrival, they found a dead man, who has been identified as 23-year-old Linwood Johnson, Jr., outside the building.
Officers did not say how the man died; however, residents near the scene told ABC11's Ana Rivera that they heard several gunshots.
Police are calling his death suspicious.
The incident is being investigated as a homicide.