Update: Police Say Man Was Shot Dead in Silver Spring

Body of 18-year-old found Sunday



Updated 9:45 a.m. Dec. 27: An 18-year-old man was found fatally shot in Silver Spring on Sunday, Montgomery County police said.

Police identified the teenager on Tuesday as Jose Herrera from Silver Spring.

Police said in a press release that the man’s body was found, with apparent gunshot wounds, outside 1010 Quebec Terrace. An autopsy determined he died from multiple gunshot wounds and ruled his death as a homicide.

Police said officers and fire and rescue workers were called to Quebec Terrace, near Piney Branch Road, at about 6:30 p.m. on Sunday for a report of an assault and gunshot noises.

After finding the body, officers searched the area with the help of a police K-9, but did not find whoever shot the man.

No other information was released about the shooting.

Police have asked anyone with information about the shooting to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. People may leave an anonymous tip and be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000 by calling Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 866-411-8477.

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