AMITY, N.Y.-- One man was found dead from a gunshot wound in Allegany County Monday, according to the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI).

Authorities found the body of Raymond Cornelius, 82, of Ward, in his home on Wadsworth Hill Road Monday morning.

Officials say Cornelius last spoke with family members late Saturday afternoon.

Investigators are now trying to figure out what happened. Anyone with information is asked to call the the State Police at (585) 343-2200.