RALEIGH, N.C. – A tragic incident unfolded in the state’s capital as a shooting on Monday afternoon has turned into a homicide investigation. The victim, Amari Goss, 24, succumbed to his injuries after being taken to the hospital, and a 14-year-old teenager is now facing murder charges in connection to his death.
The shooting took place around 3:30 p.m. on Monday in the 1300 block of Poole Road, marking the second shooting in Raleigh that day. Earlier that day, another shooting left a 20-year-old man hospitalized after being shot twice on Bragg Street. Despite the proximity and timing of the incidents, Raleigh Police have stated that the shootings are not believed to be connected.
According to authorities, multiple individuals arrived at the residence where the shooting occurred and opened fire. The house is known to have multiple tenants, and the police are currently collaborating with the occupants to gather information.
At this time, no suspects are in custody, and further details of the incident have not been disclosed. The community is urged to come forward with any information that may aid in the investigation, either through the anonymous reporting options provided by Crimestoppers or by reaching out to the designated hotline.
This unfortunate turn of events has left the community reeling, and Raleigh residents are left grappling with the shock and concern stemming from these violent incidents. As the investigation unfolds, authorities will continue to work tirelessly to bring closure and justice to those affected by this senseless violence.