Officers were called to a shooting near the intersection of West Rowan Street and Murchison Road around 2:20 a.m., where they found Adrian Leon McClain, 32, dead from a gunshot wound inside a vehicle.
About three hours later, a woman was shot in the leg inside a vehicle near Deep Creek Road and Shadbush Lane. She was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigators have not released any information suggesting the two shootings are related.
Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call police at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8447).