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SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday night on Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring.

The shooting happened at approximately 11:30 p.m. in the 9300 block of Piney Branch Rd.

According to police, the victim and the suspect may have known each other. Robbery may be the motive for the shooting, say police.

The victim is expected to survive.

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