Man is found dead of an apparent gunshot wound in Covington.

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King County sheriff’s detectives are investigating a shooting Wednesday morning in Covington that left a man dead.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindi West said that a witness called at 3:17 a.m. to report seeing a man lying bleeding in the road at the intersection near Southeast Timberlane Boulevard and 185th Court Southeast.

When deputies arrived they found a man on the side of the road bleeding from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim, described as a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, a neighbor reported hearing a gunshot shortly before the man was found.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call 206-296-3311. Plus, detectives are asking anyone who was the victim of any crime near the area, including burglaries, car prowls or other suspicious circumstances, to call police to file a report.