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A man was found dead late Tuesday night in the Fairland area of Silver Spring, police said.

Montgomery County police said in a post on Twitter that they are investigating the death as a homicide.

The initial call, which came in at 11:16 p.m., was for a possible shooting, police said.

The man’s body was found outside in the area of Greencastle Road at Turbridge Drive, off Columbia Pike, authorities said.

Police did not give any other details about the man or the circumstances of his death.