N.C. State student shot and killed in Food Lion parking lot near campus

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Raleigh Police are investigating after an N.C. State student was shot and killed Friday night in a Food Lion parking lot.

It happened about 7:35 p.m. at the grocery store at 3950 Western Boulevard not far from the N.C. State campus.

Officers found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital for treatment but died from his injuries.

The university confirmed the victim was an N.C. State student. The victim has not yet been identified.

Officers and detectives are actively investigating

The university said the suspect was described as a man wearing a white shirt, in his late 20s or older, with a medium build and short hair. The suspect is reported to have fled north on Method Road in a white vehicle.

There is no ongoing threat to campus.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to either call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or to go to the CrimeStoppers website. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

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