The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in South County Wednesday night.

Police have identified the teen as Robert Dorsey Jr. The incident occurred at about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, in the 800 block of Vegas Drive, which is located in a Bayless neighborhood.

Police responded to a residence there and found the Dorsey suffering from one apparent gunshot wound to the torso. He was taken to a hospital where he died shortly after arriving.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 636-529-8219 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.