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Man found shot dead inside Benning Road apartment

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Dewey Chappell Jr. Dewey Chappell Jr.
WASHINGTON -

Prince George's County police are investigating a homicide in Capitol Heights.

The incident happened Tuesday around 7:00 p.m. when officers were sent to an apartment on the 1200 block of Benning Road to check on the occupant.

When they arrived, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The victim was identified as 41-year-old Dewey Chappell Jr.

Investigators say Chappell returned home and was confronted by one or more suspects inside his home when he was shot.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925.


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