Crime scene Rikard Larma/Metro.

Cops are investigating after a man was shot dead after an argument with a landlord turned violent in the East New York section of Brooklyn on Sunday.

Luis Martinez, 51, was found with a gunshot wound to his chest when police responded to a call about a shooting at 566 Shepherd Ave. at approximately 1 p.m., cops said.

A 63-year-old man was apprehended at the scene. The shooting may have been the result of a landlord-tenant dispute over unpaid rent between the suspect and another tenant, The Daily News reported. Martinez intervened and was shot by the suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

 
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