Police: Man arrested after fatal shooting at Father's Day celebration in Slidell
SLIDELL - Police say a man was arrested after a dispute between family and friends at a Father's Day celebration turned deadly Sunday night.
According to the Slidell Police Department, several residents reported gunfire in the 1300 block of Sunset Drive around 8:45 p.m. Sunday.
Police say the shooting occurred after 40-year-old Eric Brown got into a verbal altercation with his fiancee's nephew, 32-year-old James Chaney. At some point in the confrontation, Chaney pulled out a firearm and shot Brown several times.
Upon arrival, officers found Brown lying in the street, suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.