Raleigh police responded to a report shooting in the 1700 block of Trawick Road at around 6:30 p.m Sunday evening.
Upon arrival, officers found a man who had been shot. RPD stated in a tweet that he was taken to a hospital for treatment.
At approximately 6:20 pm, RPD officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1700 block of Trawick Rd. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. He has been transported to the hospital. Follow-up investigation is currently underway.— Raleigh Police (@raleighpolice) March 13, 2022
The victim, later identified as 32-year-old Demetrice Dorell Johnson, later died from his injuries.
Investigators later arrested 18-year-old Jesus Alegre-Ramirez and charged him with murder in connection to the shooting. Ramirez is currently in the Wake County jail.
The owner of the McDonald's franchise at Trawick Road released a statement:
"We are saddened by this tragic circumstance. Our organization's top priority is always the safety and well-being of our employees and customers. We are fully cooperating with the Raleigh Police Department and their investigation."