A 32-year-old man was shot dead in La Plata on Wednesday evening, authorities said.

Police on patrol about 8:30 p.m. heard multiple gunshots, according to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. They later found Martin Hawkins of La Plata dead on Kent Avenue.

Police did not report a motive.

Anyone with information is asked to call 301-932-2222.

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