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Metro Transit Police investigate shooting near Silver Spring Transit Center

WUSA-TV Washington, D.C. logo WUSA-TV Washington, D.C. 5/14/2022 Chioma-Emilia Ahaghotu
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The Metro Transit Police (MTPD) are investigating a shooting Saturday morning near the Silver Spring Transit Center. 

Police said officers from the MTPD were called to the 8400 block of Colesville Road around 9 a.m. following calls about shots fired.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man shot at the Silver Spring Metro station.

Investigators say there was an altercation between two individuals that led to a person taking out a gun and shooting a man before police arrived. The man was taken to the hospital for injuries that are not life-threatening.

The shooting caused closures and delays — including shuttle buses and trains — amid the police investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and police are looking for the shooter.

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