It happened around midnight across the street from the university on South Person Street in downtown Raleigh.
Police said 18-year-old Antonio Quinones was shot in the lower leg following an argument. No one else was injured.
Darrin Baker, of Omaha, Neb. has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill, and discharging a firearm in the city limits.
The19 year old told authorities he is a student at Shaw University.
Baker is currently in the Wake County Jail under $75,000 bond.