Man dies after stabbing in north Raleigh

The scene in the 5500 block of Vista View Court on Saturday night. Photo by Colton West/CBS North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities are investigating a deadly stabbing that happened in a residential area north of Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh Saturday night.

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The incident was initially reported as a shooting just before 9 p.m. at Vista View Court, which is in an area northwest of Glenwood Avenue and Duraleigh Road.

When police arrived, they discovered David Choko Brown, 41, was stabbed and there was no shooting.

CBS North Carolina spoke to people who live in the quiet neighborhood and they said that when police show up, it is definitely something they notice.

Two separate neighbors said police were called out to 5504 Vista View Court on Saturday.

Video was provided to CBS North Carolina from one neighbor with a time stamp of Saturday around 2:45 in the afternoon

The video shows two Raleigh police officers responding to the same home where six hours later they would be called to what eventually would be a deadly stabbing.

Brown was transported to WakeMed for treatment of his injuries, however, he later died, Raleigh police announced Sunday afternoon.

A description of a suspect has not been provided. No one has been arrested.


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