Fredericksburg Police: Homicide victim possibly shot while sleeping

Fredericksburg Police: Homicide victim possibly shot while sleeping

FREDERICKSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Fredericksburg Police are investigating a homicide at the Fall Hill Apartments.

Police say around 4:25 a.m. Saturday they received reports from multiple callers of shots fired in the area of Greystone Court. The responding officer discovered two bullet holes in the wall of a of a staircase. The officer spoke to two residents of an upstairs apartment nearest the scene of the gunfire, both of whom denied any knowledge of the incident or any problems inside the apartment.

At 8 a.m., an officer went back to the scene to search for additional evidence. While there, the officer was approached by one of the same residents of the upstairs apartment who reported that he had just found one of his housemates dead inside a bedroom.

The victim has been identified as 25 year old Tesean Jemel Dorsey. Police say Dorsey died of an apparent single gunshot wound to the head and may have been shot while he was sleeping.

Detectives are currently gathering evidence and interviewing potential witnesses. The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information about this case is urged to call the Fredericksburg Police Department at 540-373-3122.

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