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Man charged in north Raleigh shooting that left man dead, two wounded

North Raleigh shooting leaves man dead, police say

Raleigh police are investigating a shooting Friday night that left a man dead. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 3600 block of Capital Boulevard. When investigators arrived, they found Dana Lee Hopkins, who had been shot.
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Raleigh police are investigating a shooting Friday night that left a man dead. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 3600 block of Capital Boulevard. When investigators arrived, they found Dana Lee Hopkins, who had been shot.

Police in Raleigh have arrested a man in connection with a shooting Friday night that left a man dead and two others wounded.

Raleigh police apprehended Taelyn Ladarius Jiggetts on Saturday, according to a police department news release.

Jiggets was charged with murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and possession of a firearm by a felon, the release says.

Raleigh police responded to the report of a shooting at about 11:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Capital Boulevard. When investigators arrived, they found Dana Lee Hopkins, who had been shot. Hopkins was transported to WakeMed, where he died from his injuries, police say.

While police were at the hospital, two more people with gunshot wounds arrived by private vehicles, the release says.

The incident remains under investigation, police say.

Anyone with information that might help the investigation of the incident is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.

Joe Johnson is a reporter covering breaking stories for The News & Observer. He most recently covered towns in western Wake County and Chatham County. Before that, he covered high school sports for The Herald-Sun.
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