RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh police said they arrested a man in connection with the deadly shooting of another man less than an hour before the start of the new year Saturday night.
At about 11:19 a.m., officers said they were called to the 300 block of Demille Place in reference to a shooting.
They said they found Kenneth Earl Cox, 39, who had serious injuries from a gunshot wound.
He was taken to the hospital for a gunshot wound to his chest, according to the police department. Cox later died at the hospital, police said Monday.
Police said they took another man into custody in connection to the shooting.
The two men know each other, according to a police statement Sunday afternoon.
“Upon consultation with the Wake County District Attorney’s office, no charges have been filed at this time,” police said in a Monday news release.
Detectives continue to investigate the shooting.