Dewey Chappell shot and killed in Capitol Heights

9:10 AM, Jul 31, 2013   |    comments
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CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Capitol Heights on Tuesday night.

Police say 41-year-old Dewey Chappell was found dead after officers received a check-on-the-welfare call for an apartment in the 12000 block of Benning Road in Capitol Heights at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The police investigation so far indicates that Chappell had returned home when he was confronted by one or more suspects inside his home. They believe that a suspect then took out a handgun and shot Chappell.

Anyone with informationis asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). You can also text "PGPD" plus your message" to CRIMES (274637).

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