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Overnight gunfire in Raleigh leaves one man dead

Posted January 24, 2020 4:40 a.m. EST
Updated January 24, 2020 3:53 p.m. EST

— Gunfire overnight on the 2100 block of Nelson Street left one man dead and a home damaged.

Raleigh police said they responded shortly after 1 a.m. and found that Jameel Leon Barnes, 26, had been shot. Barnes was taken to WakeMed, where he died.

Police said they are unsure where the shots came from, but that they've begun a follow-up investigation.

Anyone with information that might assist detectives is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357 or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.

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