SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Police in Macedonia say an immigrant man was found shot dead and three others were hospitalized with shotgun wounds near the country's border with Serbia.

The men, who were not identified but believed to be from Afghanistan, were found Tuesday by the side of a highway near the northern village of Tabanovce, according to a police statement.

Police were investigating reports that the men were ambushed after crossing the border.

The injured migrants were transferred to hospitals in the capital Skopje, but details on their condition were not immediately available.