Two men arrested in connection with fatal Raleigh shooting

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Authorities have arrested two men in connection with a fatal shooting in downtown Raleigh last month.

It happened on Sept. 29 around 6:45 p.m. at New Bern Avenue and Hill Street.

Police said the victim, 30-year-old Joshua George Ayalogu, was taken to WakeMed, where he later died the following morning.

Following an investigation, detectives arrested 21-year-old Mikal JaJwan Jordan in the town of Ahoskie, which is about 120 miles northeast of Raleigh, without incident on Monday afternoon.

Police also arrested 21-year-old Solister Lester III in Raleigh without incident, in connection with the crime.

Both are facing murder charges and are being held in the Wake County Detention Center.

The investigation of the case is continuing, and anyone with information that might assist detectives is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit for text and email reporting options. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

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