It happened around 9:15 p.m. in the 600 block of Chappell Drive, off Avent Ferry Road.
According to authorities, officers were called to the scene about a breaking and entering in progress. When they arrived, police found 26-year-old Jamelle Leshaea Williams suffering from a gunshot wound.
He was taken to WakeMed with serious but non life-threatening injuries.
Police say the shooting stemmed from a robbery that occurred inside of a home.
Sean Melvin, 26, is facing felony assault and robbery with a dangerous weapon charges in connection with the case.