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Teen wounded in Raleigh park shooting dies

Posted February 5, 2021 12:22 p.m. EST
Updated February 5, 2021 7:05 p.m. EST

— A 16-year-old wounded Thursday afternoon in a Raleigh shooting has died, police said Friday.

Waly Malik Faye, was found shot near the playground in Brentwood Park, off Vinson Court, at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police haven't released any other details of the shooting, other than saying it wasn't random.

A 911 caller reported seeing blood coming from the teen's head.

Faye was a freshman at Sanderson High School.

Brentwood Park remained closed until Friday afternoon as police investigated the shooting.

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

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