A 32-year-old Shawville man has been charged with second degree murder following an altercation in that West Quebec town Monday night.

Police were called to an apartment complex on Rue Victoria at 11:30 p.m. A man was rushed to hospital. The victim, identified as 41-year-old Barry Brosseau of Shawville, died of his injuries.

32-year-old Troy Allen, also of Shawville, was arrested at the scene. Allen's next court appearence is set for June 12, 2013.