19-Year-Old Shot and Killed in Capitol Heights Sunday Morning

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CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD – Police said 19-year-old Carlos Benitez-Arevalo of Manassas was shot and killed early Sunday morning on Richie Road in Capitol Heights.

According to police, at approximately 2:40 am, patrol officers were called to the 1300 block of Richie Road for a reported shooting. They discovered the victim outside of a gas station suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.  

At this time, police have not identified a suspect or motive. If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-516-2512.   

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