Police responded to a shooting call at 2800 Campus Walk Drive at 2:44 p.m.
They found the victim, who had been shot, in a back parking lot.
He was taken to Duke University Hospital, where he died.
The victim was identified Saturday as Marquis Deir Orr, 27, of West Markham Avenue.
No charges have been filed. Investigators say they do not believe this was a random crime.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Weis with the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4440, ext. 29325 or Crimestoppers at 919-683-1200.