Officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 2000 block of House Avenue shortly after 6:30 p.m. and found a man lying inside a vehicle.
Officers saw he had been shot, and he was declared dead at the scene.
The shooting does not appear to have been random, police said.
The identity of the victim has not been released.
No charges have been filed.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Turner at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29532 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.
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