Jalil Stokes, 21, was shot and killed while driving on N.C. Highway 147 near Chapel Hill Street, police said. It happened at about 2 a.m. Tuesday.
No arrests had been made Tuesday afternoon.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.