Police are investigating a shooting on Plank Road that left one person dead outside of Club Sha La, 8190 Plank Road, Sunday, a Baton Rouge Police spokesman said.

A male was found lying beside his vehicle in the parking lot just north of the club, Capt. Elton G. Brown Sr. said.

Police believe a security guard working for the club shot the man in self defense, according to the news release.

Anyone with any information about the shooting, can call the Baton Rouge Police Department’s Homicide Division at (225) 389-4869.