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Downtown Silver Spring businesses damaged in drive-by shooting, police say

Police say they are searching for two people in a black sedan with dark-tinted windows and black rims.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Authorities are looking for people in a black vehicle who fired multiple shots at several downtown Silver Spring businesses early Monday morning, Montgomery County police said.

The shooting was reported around 3 a.m. after multiple people called police reporting shots fired from a car on Georgia Avenue.

Officers arrived to find damages to at least two businesses, police said. One business was The Big Greek Café and it had a busted front window, police said. The other business was Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant and it appeared to have a bullet hit the door of the establishment, police said.

Police said they are looking for at least two people who witnesses said were in a black sedan with dark-tinted windows and black rims.

The first shooter is described as a black man with short dreadlocks, wearing a black shirt, gold chain and white pants, police said. The only description of the second person is a red shirt, police said. 

No injuries were reported. Police have notified hospitals in area in case there are any injuries from the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

No further details were immediately available. Stay with WUSA9.com for more on this developing story.

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