Fatal shooting under investigation in east side of St. Paul

St. Paul police investigated a fatal shooting near the intersection of Fremont and Mendota in St. Paul. (FOX 9 Minneapolis-St. Paul)

St. Paul police are investigating a fatal shooting in the east side of St. Paul, according to police spokesman Steve Linders.

Linders says the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Fremont Avenue E and N Mendota Street.

This marks the city's 21st homicide this year and the seventh just this month.

UPDATE: St. Paul Police have identified the victim as 36-year-old Terry Edwards, of St. Paul.