The pictures show two men with their heads and faces covered burst into the M3 Tobacco Shop December 2 and point guns at a man behind the counter.
It happened around 8:30 p.m. at the store near the U.S. Highway 1/401 split in the area of Capital Boulevard and Calvary Drive.
When police arrived, they found 39-year-old Majid Mohram shot. He later died.
Police say they are looking for two suspects in the shooting - and both are thought to be black males in their teens or 20s.
The first suspect is believed to be around 5 feet, 7-8 inches tall. The second is thought to be about 6 feet tall.
Detectives believe there are people who both entered and left the store after the incident, but before police arrived. They are asking anyone who was there around the time of the incident to come forward, whether or not they believe they witnessed anything of value.
Police are asking anyone who may know anything to call Raleigh Police or CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP.