Officers responded to the 400 block of Bledsoe Ave., at about 5:40 p.m. in response to a shooting.
When officers arrived, they found Devon Demitrius Nowell, 28, with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other details have been released.
Anyone with information that might assist the investigation of the incident is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357.