Investigators said it happened around 4:45 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 3800 block of Rolling Green Court.
Fernando Garibay- Benitez - a rising tenth grader at Millbrook High School - was declared dead at the scene.
According to police, a silver or gray mini-van was seen driving recklessly through the apartment complex during the time of the shooting incident. Some reports indicate that the vehicle may have cut off - or nearly collided with - another vehicle at or near the intersection of Rolling Green Court and New Hope Road.
Detectives are interested in speaking with anyone who may have witnessed that incident or anything else related to the case. Anyone with information is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at (919) 834-HELP.