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Police: Man dead after shooting in Montgomery County

Police say they do not have a suspect in custody for this shooting.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A man is dead after being shot in an apartment parking lot in Silver Spring early Friday morning, according to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), sparking a homicide investigation.

Officers with the police department responded to 16th Street, nearby the Summit Hills apartment complex, just after 3 a.m. after a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital to be treated, but later died of his injuries, according to a spokesperson with MCPD.

The man was later identified by police as 29-year-old Nathaniel Potts of Silver Spring. 

Police say they do not have a suspect in custody for this shooting. No suspect information has been released. The motive behind the shooting incident has also not been released in this case.

The investigation is active and ongoing, according to MCPD.

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