RALEIGH, North Carolina – A shooting that took place on Monday afternoon is now being investigated as a homicide after a 24-year-old man died from his injuries. The incident occurred in the 1300 block of Poole Road just after 3:30 p.m., according to Raleigh Police. Amari Goss, the victim, was taken to a hospital but tragically succumbed to his wounds, police confirmed.
Tragically, a 14-year-old teenager is now facing a murder charge in connection with Goss’ death. This marks the second shooting in Raleigh on that fateful Monday afternoon. Earlier, a 20-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot twice on Bragg Street. Authorities have stated that they do not believe the two shootings are connected.
According to Raleigh Police, multiple individuals arrived at the house where the shooting occurred and opened fire. In the aftermath of the incident, police have been working to gather information from the occupants of the home, as several people rent rooms there.
As of now, no one is in custody, and there are no further details available regarding the case. However, authorities are urging anyone with information to come forward and assist in the investigation. They can visit Crimestoppers for anonymous reporting options or call (919) 996-1193.
The situation brings to light the ongoing issue of gun violence in the community and the impact it has on families and neighborhoods. It also raises questions about the involvement of a teenager in such a serious crime, prompting discussions about the importance of addressing youth involvement in violent activities.
The tragic incident has undoubtedly left the community in shock and mourning, as officials work diligently to bring justice to the victim and his loved ones.