MAPLEWOOD, Mo. – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has been activated to investigate a fatal shooting in Maplewood.

According to Corporal Dustin Hoskins, a spokesman for the Maplewood Police Department, the shooting took place just after 5:40 p.m. in the 2200 block of Yale Avenue. Officers arrived and found a male victim in an apartment building courtyard suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police have identified Terron Vales, 32, as the victim. He was rushed to a local hospital, but later died from his injuries.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Maplewood Police Department at 314-645-3000 or the Major Case Squad.