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Unidentified person fatally shot on street in La Plata

An unidentified person has been shot and killed on a street in La Plata, the Charles County Sheriff's Office said.

Sheriff's officers were patrolling an area of Charles Street when they heard gunshots about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, police spokeswoman Diane Richardson said. Officers searched the area and found the person in the road in the 200 block of Kent Avenue, she said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The person's gender and age were not released.

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