Man fatally shot while going to play basketball at Raleigh community center

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man was fatally shot outside a community center Monday afternoon, according to the Raleigh Police Department.

The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. at the parking lot of Worthdale Community Center off Cooper Road.

A woman at the scene said the man who was shot was part of a group of three young men who were going to play basketball.

Police said the victim, Quadir Ford, 22, died as a result of his injuries.



Bugg Magnet Elementary Center for Design & Computer Sciences, which is very close to where the shooting happened, went on a precautionary lockdown for about 45 minutes.

This is a developing story.
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