Man shot, wounded as gunshots ring out in Silver Spring

SILVER SPRING, Md. (WJLA) – A man was shot and wounded in a residential area near downtown Silver Spring on Tuesday night, police said.

Witnesses told Montgomery County Police officers that they heard multiple gunshots ring out around 7:15 p.m. on the 8800 block of Bradford Road, not far from the intersection with East Wayne Avenue.

One man was injured and taken by ambulance to a local hospital; police said he was conscious as they loaded him into an ambulance.

Detectives, police dogs and a forensics unit were all scouring the shooting scene for evidence late Tuesday.

No suspect information has been released.

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