Shortly after 10 p.m., officers responded to a shooting call at 609 Hay Lane.
Two men were sitting on the porch when someone opened fire on them.
Thirty-year-old Ezekiel Crowder and 30-year-old Marcus McClenningham were shot.
Crowder died from his injuries Wednesday morning at WakeMed. McClenningham was treated for a non-life-threatening wound to his arm.
Police say they do not know who the shooter is or if the shooter knows the victims.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information can call the Raleigh Police Department at (919) 996-3555 or Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information that helps clear cases.