Wake County

Man dies from gunshot wounds near Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh

Police are investigating a fatal shooting near Saint Augustine’s University late Tuesday evening.

Raleigh police responded to a call about a shooting in the 1800 block of Bakers Grove Way about 10:35 p.m., the police department said in a news release.

Officers found Vernon Jerome Jefferys, 43, dead at the scene, the release says.

Police are asking anyone with information that might assist the investigation to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers 919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.

Camila Molina: 919-829-4538, @Cmolina__