Sheriff: Man found shot in street in Douglas County

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Officials are trying to piece together the circumstances behind a body found in Douglas County.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was called around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday after the caller saw a man lying down in the street on Anawakee Falls Parkway.

When they got to the scene, police say they discovered a man in his early 20s who had been shot.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Police are considering the shooting an active homicide investigation.

The victim has not been identified as of this time.