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Downtown Homicide Was Not Random, Raleigh Police Say

Posted December 8, 2005 9:49 a.m. EST

— Raleigh police said that a man killed Thursday afternoon in downtown Raleigh was targeted for a reason, but released few other details about the investigation.

Police spokesman Jim Sughrue said Travis Earl Holder, 23, was shot just before 1 p.m. on the

500 block of East Lenoir Street

near South Swain Street.

The assailant was last seen heading north on Swain Street. Police have yet to release a description of the man.

No further information about the investigation has been released.