Officers were called to the 600 block of Rawls Drive around 3:30 a.m.
They say they found 33-year-old Steven Donnell King wounded.
He was taken to WakeMed for treatment.
Anyone with information that might assist detectives is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.