It happened at the City Studios Inn and Suites at the corner of Brentwood Rd. around 3:30 p.m.
Police said 27-year-old Demarcus Danyell Ramone Smith was shot in the leg. He was taken to WakeMed where his injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Investigators were looking for a suspect who they described as a black male in his 20s, about 5' 10", with shoulder-length dreadlocks. He was wearing a white T-shirt and was armed with a handgun.
Anyone with information that might assist detectives is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.
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