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BELLEVILLE, IL (KPLR)-  One man is dead, and the Major Case Squad has been activated in Belleville, Illinois after a shooting at 11:00 Saturday night.  It happened on North 40th Street near N. Belt West.

Police responded to a call of a shooting and rushed the victim, identified as John D. Fath, to a St. Louis hospital. He was pronounced dead on arrival.

Investigators have identified a person of interest in the case. That person is being questioned.

Anyone with information in this case should contact the Major Case Squad Command Post at 618-234-1218 ext. 3706 or the Belleville Police Department at 618-234-1212.