UPDATED: Sept. 16, 2015 7:22 a.m.

WASHINGTON — A man was found dead in an Annapolis street Tuesday night, and police are investigating the incident as a homicide.

Anne Arundel County police responded to the area of Washington Avenue and Bay Highlands Drive for the report of a possible gunshots around 8 p.m. The man now identified as 29-year-old Shannon Blair Jr. was already deceased, having suffered from apparent gunshot wounds to the upper body.

The shooting is believed to have occurred between Elliott and Bay Highlands Drive.

Blair, while from the Annapolis area, is not from the community where he was found, so detectives are trying to determine why he was in that area.

The investigation is ongoing.

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