Shooting leaves man dead in St. Paul's Payne-Phalen neighborhood

Police are investigating a fatal shooting Saturday in St. Paul.

Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead Saturday night in St. Paul.

According to police, at about 11:30 p.m., dispatch received calls about a shooting on the 1000 block of York Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot outside of an apartment building. Police began rendering aid, but the man later died of his injuries.

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Rashaad Van Pelt, 32, of St. Paul. 

Authorities are investigating the shooting and looking for witnesses who may have seen or heard something. Investigators do not believe the shooting was random.  

No arrests have been made yet. Anyone with information is asked to call 651-266-5650. 

This is the 34th homicide of the year for St. Paul.