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Man fatally shot in Gaithersburg

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The incident took place on Sunday morning, police said

Police are investigating the death of a man who authorities say was shot Sunday morning in Gaithersburg.

Gaithersburg police and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded around 5:11 a.m. to the report of a shooting in the 18700 block of North Frederick Avenue, Montgomery County police said in a statement Sunday afternoon.

Officers found a man with “an apparent gunshot wound,” the statement said. The man was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

Police said the man’s body was transported to the Chief Medical Examiner’s office in Baltimore for an autopsy to officially determine the cause and manner of death.

More information is expected to be released as it becomes available, including the man’s name after proper notification to next of kin, police said.

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