Authorities are looking for Laquan Leon Williams, who is accused of stabbing and killing 20-year-old Summer Robinson.
Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant, charging Williams with murder.
Police told ABC11 the suspect and the victim knew each other.
The stabbing happened about 10:30 Monday night, in the 4300 block of Skycrest Drive.
Anyone with information that might assist the investigation of the incident is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit www.raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.