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Raleigh man's death from gunshot wound is sixth reported shooting victim on Saturday

Posted June 27, 2020 5:55 p.m. EDT
Updated June 27, 2020 11:23 p.m. EDT

— Raleigh police were investigating a shooting that killed a man on Saturday. He was the sixth reported shooting victim in four separate incidents in the city in a span of 24 hours.

Police responded to the 1500 block of Poole Road just before 4 p.m. They found a man with a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

Saturday evening, Raleigh police reported the man died from his injuries. The man's identity had not yet been released. Raleigh police said this is now a homicide investigation.

The shooting comes hours after three people were shot in the 3300 block of Capital Boulevard in Raleigh. One man was shot multiple times, another man was shot in the face and a woman was shot in the leg.

Two other reported shootings were both considered non-life-threatening injuries. Raleigh police said a man arrived at WakeMed just before 1 a.m. after being shot in the foot. The shooting happened in the 100 block of South Fisher Street.

Just before 3 a.m., Raleigh police responded to Duke Raleigh Hospital after receiving word a man also was suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot. That shooting happened in the 4200 block of Greencastle Court.

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

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