Raleigh shooting victim dies in hospital, suspect charged with murder

From staff reportsJanuary 4, 2013 

— Police have upgraded the charges against a 25-year-old man from attempted murder to murder after the shooting victim died.

Zollie Leroy Jones Jr., 23 was shot on Dec 27 at the 18 S. Fisher St. home of suspect Tyrone David Stewart.

Stewart was arrested on Dec. 28 after an investigation, according to police spokeswoman Laura Hourigan. He is being held without bond in the Wake County Detention Center.

Police said Stewart and Jones knew each other before the shooting.

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