(KMOV.com) -- The Major Case Squad is investigating after a man was shot to death in Belleville on Saturday.
According to Belleville police, officers responded to the 400 block of N. 40th Street after getting reports of a shooting.
When police arrived at the scene, John Fath was found with with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to St. Louis University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Major Case Squad has been activated to investigate the shooting. Investigators say they have detained a person of interest who knows someone that lives with the victim.
Police have not said if Fath owned the home where the shooting took place.
An autopsy was scheduled to determine his exact cause of death.