Raleigh police investigating deadly shooting on Capital Boulevard

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A homicide investigation is underway in Raleigh after a man was shot on Capital Boulevard and later died at the hospital, according to authorities.

The shooting occurred at approximately 4:50 a.m. in the 3500-block of Capital Boulevard, police said.

Raleigh Police identified the victim as 25-year-old Nathaniel Radel Forbes on July 9.

The shooting victim was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle to be treated for his injuries, according to police. The victim died at the hospital.

On July 22, Raleigh police said a “secure custody order for murder was sought for a 17-year-old in connection with the death of Forbes.”

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

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