Police say a young man brought to WakeMed with a gunshot wound before dawn Wednesday was the victim of a homicide.
Police later determined that Demeitrus Lee Austin, 23, had been shot on Mangum Street in Southeast Raleigh. No arrests had been made by Wednesday evening, a police spokesman reported.
Police were notified shortly after 3:15 a.m. that someone had driven a gunshot victim to WakeMed. Investigators later traced the shooting back to the 1200 block of Mangum Street, near Bragg Street.
Police ask anyone with information that might assist the investigation to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at 919-834-4357 or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.