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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – A 39-year-old man is dead after being shot multiple times in a north St. Louis County home early Wednesday morning, according to St. Louis County police.

Charles Williams went to a home in the 3600 block of Avondale and kicked down a door to retrieve items, according to St. Louis County police officer Brian Schellman.

The woman living in the home called her son for help, and when he arrived got into an argument with Williams, according to police.

The son fired multiple shots and hit Williams, and he later died, police said.

The son fled the scene and the incident remains under investigation.