SILVER SPRING, Md. — Detectives are investigating the death of a man found fatally shot at a Silver Spring park in Maryland.

Montgomery County police spokesman Rick Goodale says authorities responded to reports of gunshots in Edgewood Neighborhood Park Thursday afternoon.

When they arrived, they found a 22-year-old man near a footbridge inside the park, authorities say. Medics attempted to save the man, but he died at the scene. Goodale says he did not know of any other injuries.

The man’s name has not been released.

Detectives are asking the public’s help for information regarding the death. They are investigating the case as a homicide.

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