GASTONIA, N.C. — Police have apprehended the man they say shot and killed his stepfather Wednesday night.

Christopher Lee Hill, 23, was wanted on first-degree murder warrants, police say. He surrendered to authorities Thursday.

Around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, police say Braxton Farquhar, 34, was shot outside his home on West Sixth Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

During the investigation, authorities say Hill, Farquhar’s stepson, was identified as the suspect.