A 54-year-old Jefferson Parish man was shot to death early Friday morning after he reportedly began kicking at the front door of his next-door neighbor.
The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. at an apartment building at 718 Central Avenue.
A witness says the shooter and the victim had been involved in a long-running dispute and he told investigators he tried to stop the victim from continuing to kick his neighbor's door.
The victim suffered aÂ fatal wound to the groin areaÂ when the 61-year-old neighor opened his door and fired a single shot.Â The man was pronounced dead on the scene.
The shooter was taken into custody for questioning.