Man shot outside gas station on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh dies at hospital

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This story was updated July 6, 2022.

A man shot Tuesday afternoon outside a gas station in east Raleigh has died at the hospital, the Raleigh Police Department said Wednesday.

Police responded to a report of a shooting around 1:24 p.m. in the 3700 block of New Bern Avenue.

An Exxon gas station is located at the address.

Officers found 33-year-old Hurebaves Ransom Williams with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital, where he died.

A preliminary investigation indicates the shooter was driving an early 2000s Toyota Camry with a black painted hood and silver rims.

The suspect was last seen traveling east on New Bern Avenue, police said.

As of May 25, there had been 18 homicides in Raleigh, including 16 fatal shootings, according to police.

Those numbers were up from 13 homicides, including 10 fatal shootings, in 2021 and nine homicides, including seven fatal shootings, in 2020.

The News & Observer has asked the Police Department for updated numbers.

Woman shot Sunday in Raleigh

Raleigh police are also investigating an overnight shooting that occurred on Sunday morning.

Police responded to a reported shooting shortly after 2:15 a.m. in the 2500 block of South Saunders Street in south Raleigh and found a woman with a non-fatal gunshot wound.

People with helpful information are encouraged to either call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at 919-834-HELP or to go to the CrimeStoppers website at for instructions on how to report a tip online or by text message.

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