Police investigate Sunday night fatal shooting

Updated at 6:30 a.m.

Baton Rouge police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Sunday night on North Lobdell Boulevard.

Just before 10 p.m., 40-year-old James Stockton, 2121 North Lobdell Blvd. was shot and killed outside of his apartment door, Police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said.

Stockton got into an argument with his 48-year-old brother-in-law and roommate during a family party.

Stockton’s brother-in-law is accused of shooting Stockton multiple times as he walked out of the apartment with his family to leave and running off before police arrived, McKneely said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at (225) 389-3948 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.