GASTONIA, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Police arrested a man Thursday who was suspected of shooting and killing his stepfather outside of a home in Gastonia Wednesday night, according to the police department.

Police said officers responded to a home around 10:30 p.m. in the 100 block of W. Sixth Avenue after receiving a call for the sound of multiple gunshots.

When they arrived, police said 34-year-old Braxton Devin Farquhar was found outside of his home suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives said they identified Farquhar’s 23-year-old stepson, Christopher Lee Hill, as the suspect.

An arrest warrant has been obtained, charging Hill with first-degree murder. Police said he was considered armed and dangerous.