The victim was found in the 3400 block Freeman Road, just north of N.C. Highway 98, around 10:30 p.m.
Police identified the dead youth as 17-year-old Dion Omari Williams of Durham. They have charged 18-year-old Jaaron Joyner in his death.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator S. Pate at (919) 560-4440 and/or Crime Stoppers at (919) 683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.