UPDATED at 5 p.m. with victim's identity.

UNIVERSITY CITY • Police on Monday identified a teen fatally shot Sunday in University City as 17-year-old Demarko M. Williams.

Williams was killed about 8:30 p.m. Sunday in a shooting outside an apartment complex in the 6300 block of Olive Boulevard, police said.

Officers responded to a call for shots fired and found Williams shot in the abdomen, said University City Police Capt. Michael L. Ransom.

Witnesses told police that Williams had been standing in front of the apartment complex with two other men. A man approached from the building firing shots.

Williams was shot once in the abdomen and taken to Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect ran off.

Anyone with information is asked to call the University City police at 314-725-2211 ext. 8010 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

Margaret Gillerman is a reporter for the Post-Dispatch.

Margaret S. Gillerman is a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.