Jerome Peters fatally shot in Hillcrest Heights home

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A young Oxon Hill father was shot to death in Hillcrest Heights early Sunday.

Prince George's County police say Jerome Zephier Peters, 22, was found suffering from several gunshot wounds in a home in the 2900 block of St. Clair Drive around 1:15 a.m.

Peters was at a family member's home watching his young child. Police say the child's mother and another man came to the home to pick the child up when Peters and the man began arguing. Peters was then fatally shot.

Police are working to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information should call police.

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