SPRINGFIELD, MASS. >> Police say a pedestrian walking home from work found a man shot to death in western Massachusetts over the weekend.

The Republican of Springfield reports (http://bit.ly/1HCe9an ) the 40-year-old man was found around 10:15 p.m. Saturday in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield. Police say he was shot once and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

His identity is being withheld until his family is notified.

Sgt. John Delaney says a preliminary investigation shows that robbery could be the possible motive. The shooting is under investigation.

Information from: The Springfield (Mass.) Republican, http://www.masslive.com/news/