Raleigh police ID man found shot in truck over the weekend

Ricky Wright

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A man was shot to death inside a truck in Raleigh Sunday morning, police said.

Officers responded to the 1800 block of Cantwell Court in reference to a shooting at approximately 4:15 a.m. and found a 54-year-old man who had been shot inside a truck.

The man was transported to the hospital in serious condition where he died as a result of his injuries.

The victim was identified by police as Ricky Jay Wright of Raleigh.

Police said they have no information on suspects as the investigation is ongoing.

Detectives are especially interested in speaking with anyone who was in the area at the time of the shooting and witnessed any activity there. Those with that information or other knowledge that might assist the investigation are 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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