Officers said they found a man who had been shot several times inside the home. He was taken to Duke University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The victim was later identified as 67-year-old Clyde Otis Alston, who lived in the home.
Currently, no charges have been filed.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator West at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29341 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.