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Durham man dies after shooting in Raleigh's Brier Creek area

Posted July 17, 2010 6:44 a.m. EDT
Updated July 17, 2010 4:43 p.m. EDT

— A Durham man died after being shot multiple times in the Brier Creek area of north Raleigh early Saturday, police said.

Jason Nathaniel Wright, 27, was shot in the parking lot of the Carolina Ale House restaurant at 7901 Brier Creek Parkway, around 2:15 a.m., police said. Wright was taken to Duke University Hospital, where he died.

Based upon preliminary findings, the crime does not appear to be a random act of violence, police said. Investigators have not named any suspects or made any arrests.

More information about the shooting has not been released.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department’s Detective Division at 919-996-3555 or Crime Stoppers at 919-834-HELP. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.