Newport News man arrested, charged with murder of brother

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Posted at 4:31 AM, Apr 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-15 15:26:44-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police responded to a report of a shooting that happened in first block of Bethel Road Wednesday around 10:39 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds inside a residence. He was pronounced deceased at the scene and was later identified by police as 52-year-old Francis David Felipe.

After further investigation, officers discovered that the incident was domestic-related as the victim and suspect were brothers.

49-year-old Alfred Allen Felipe was arrested in connection with this incident and turned over to the custody of the Newport News City Jail. He is charged with 2nd-degree murder, shooting in an occupied building and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are not seeking any other suspects.

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