A Lafayette man was shot and killed after an argument early Monday on Duval Street in Lafayette, according to police.

The Lafayette Police Department, in a news release, identified the victim as Christopher J. Isaac, 51, of Lafayette.

Police gave this account of the shooting:

Around 2:25 a.m. Monday, police were called to a shooting in the 200 block of Duval Street. According to witnesses, Isaac answered a knock at the door of his residence and was confronted by another man. The two men began to argue, at which time the man who knocked on the door produced a gun and shot Isaac one time.

The gunman fled the area on foot. Isaac was taken to a hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the identity of the gunman is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.