Officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 900 block of Dupree Street at 12:12 a.m.
When they arrived, they found a male who had been shot outside a house.
The male, Kareem Fowler, 33, of Sedgefield Street, was taken to Duke University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Fowler was visiting a friend on Dupree Street when a vehicle pulled up outside the house. A male got out of the vehicle, an argument ensued and shots were fired, according to investigators.
No charges have been filed at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Pate at 560-4440, ext. 29332 or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.