Police investigate deadly shooting in Germantown

April 25, 2013 2:44:14 AM PDT
Police are trying to determine if a deadly shooting at a Germantown apartment building was a case of self defense late Wednesday night.

The shooting occurred around 10:00 p.m. outside a basement apartment in the 4600 block of Fernhill Street.

Police say they found a man standing in a stairwell with a semi-automatic handgun and a dead man who had been shot repeatedly.

The 39-year-old victim also had a semi-automatic handgun and the shooter told police, there had been a dispute between the two men.

Police continue to sort out the details.