Man charged with murder in connection to shootout with young father in La Marque


LA MARQUE, Texas – A 26-year-old man was charged with murder Friday after police said he killed a man in a shootout in LaMarque.

Investigators said that on Thursday, Alphonse Laforet got into an argument with Rodney Stoll, 23.

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Both of the men, armed with handguns, started shooting at one another, police said.

When Stoll tried to run, he was shot multiple times in the back, investigators said. 


Police said Laforet then stood over Stoll and shot him to death.

Stoll suffered from several shots to the back and head.

The motive for the shootout is under investigation.

Laforet is being held on a $250,000 bond.

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