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Update: Junior Abel Flores, 24, identified in Springfield overnight homicide on Saturday

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(WJLA) - Fairfax County police are investigating a homicide in Springfield that left a man lying injured in the middle of the road.

Police were called to the area around Backlick Road and Highland Street around 10:05 p.m. Saturday night for a report of a man lying in the street, possibly from being hit by a car.

The 24-year-old man, who Fairfax police identified as Junior Abel Flores on Tuesday, suffered an injury to his upper body that was not consistent with a vehicle accident. Flores was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS, or by texting TIP187 plus your message to CRIMES, or email your tip by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org and following the link to send tips by email.

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