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Raleigh police looking for suspect in weekend murder

Posted August 1, 2020 11:44 p.m. EDT
Updated August 6, 2020 5:04 p.m. EDT

Allen Jhalil Williams (Raleigh Police Department photo)

— Raleigh police said a man is in the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting Saturday night.

Police responded to the 1400 block of Beauty Avenue around 10:43 p.m. Officers found a man with a gunshot wound. He was transported to WakeMed with serious injuries.

On Sunday, Raleigh police said Martin Dexter Penny, 29, died as a result of his injuries.

Thursday, investigators said they were asking for the public's help locating a suspect, Allen Jhalil Williams, 26. Anyone with information is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-4357 or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.

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