Around 6:30 p.m., officers with the Rocky Mount Police Department responded to Meadowbrook Park on the 1700 block of Bedford Road, where they found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound.
The man was sitting inside a car in a cul-de-sac, officers said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411.