CHICAGO — A woman who was found dead in a Lincoln Square alley apparently shot herself to death, according to Chicago police.

Around 6:20 a.m. Thursday, police found a 62-year-old woman unresponsive on the 4700 block of North Lincoln Avenue behind the Potbelly.

The woman had a gunshot wound to the face and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the gunshot appeared to be self-inflicted. An autopsy is pending.

The woman has not been identified and an investigation is ongoing.