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Police in Silver Spring, Maryland, fatally shot a person who allegedly fired at officers investigating an earlier shooting Wednesday, officials said.

Officers were first called to a shooting that injured a man in the 900 block of Bonifant Street at about 4:15 a.m., the Montgomery County Police Department said. That victim, a man, was taken to a hospital.

Police were looking for a suspect’s vehicle in that shooting and pulled someone over at and Dartmouth and Wayne avenues, in a residential area less than a mile from the shooting earlier, police said.

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A person in the vehicle shot at officers, who returned fire, police said.

The shooter was struck and died on the scene, police said. Information on their identity was not immediately released.

An investigation is ongoing. The Maryland Office of the Attorney General Independent Investigation Division responded to the scene.

Stay with News4 for more on this developing story.

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