Man accused of killing his brother at home on Bethel Road in Newport News

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man was shot and killed at a home in Newport News during a domestic incident Wednesday night, police said.

Newport News police responded to the residence in the first block of Bethel Road around 10:40 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a shooting.

Officers arrived and found a man, later identified as 52-year-old Francis Felipe, inside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the shooting was domestic-related. One person was in custody as of 11:45 p.m.

On Thursday, police said 49-year-old Alfred Felipe was arrested and charged with second degree murder, shooting in an occupied building and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

10 On Your Side confirmed with police that the two men are brothers.

Alfred Allen Felipe (Photo courtesy: NNPD)

Police said there was no danger to the community and they aren’t seeking other suspects.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online.

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