2nd teen in custody following fatal Raleigh shooting

Christopher Jamarz Royster (CCBI)
Christopher Jamarz Royster (CCBI)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh Police have arrested two teens in connection with the Sept. 21 fatal shooting of a Lillington man in a car along Capital Boulevard.

Shyhem Juvon Wilkerson, 19, was charged with murder on Tuesday in connection with the death of Aaron Troy Jacobs, police said. Christopher Jamarz Royster was taken into custody Friday and charged with murder.

Raleigh Police Department homicide detectives were dispatched to a report of a shooting just before 10:15 p.m. on Sept. 21 at 4413 Capital Boulevard, police say.

Wilkerson (left) in a photo from CCBI. Jacobs (right) in a photo from O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home
Wilkerson (left) in a photo from CCBI. Jacobs (right) in a photo from O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home

Jacobs, 24, died after he was transported to WakeMed.

Jacobs, of Lillington, was remembered at his funeral on Monday, according to his obituary.

“Aaron loved to work on cars and enjoyed skateboarding with friends. He will be remembered for his ‘Happy Go Lucky’ attitude,” his obituary said.

Wilkerson was also charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the incident.

Wilkerson and Royster are being held at the Wake County Detention Center.

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