Man Found Fatally Shot in Capitol Heights Home

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File photo of crime scene tape. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

File photo of crime scene tape. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — Prince George’s County Police say a man has been found fatally shot in his Capitol Heights home.

Police went to the home on Benning Road about 7 p.m. Tuesday for a well-being check. Officers found 41-year-old Dewey Chappell Jr. dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

Police believe Chappell had returned home and was confronted by suspects in his residence.

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