10-year-old shot and killed in South St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are investigating a fatal shooting in south St. Louis. The shooting happened around 5:50 pm Sunday evening in the Clinton=Peabody complex in the 1400 block of Kealty Lane.

Police say the victim is a 10-year-old male who was shot in the head.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation,  searching the area for evidence and talking to residents in the area.

No arrest have been made, but witnesses tells Fox 2 one person was taken away by police officers.