Day: October 3, 2020

Nottingham Over Allentown Football 49-14

October 3, 2020

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–The Nottingham football team won their game at home against Allentown this afternoon with a final score of 49-14.

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2 Injured In 3 Car Crash In Hamilton

October 3, 2020

Photos and story by: Tyler Eckel

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Three cars were involved in a crash at the intersection of Chambers Street and Samuel Street just before 8:30 pm, Saturday night. The Hamilton Township Fire Department, Hamilton Township Police Department, RWJ EMS, and Capital Health Paramedics responded to the scene. Due to fluids on the ground from the accident Hamilton HAZ-MAT-10 also responded to the scene for clean up.

Robert Wood Johnson EMS transported two patients to the hospital in stable condition. The crash is under investigation.

Hightstown Over Steinert Football 24-20

October 3, 2020

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Hightstown defeated Steinert this afternoon with a final score of 24-20. According to the Hightstown RAMS this is the first time since 2009 that Hightstown has beat Steinert in a game.




Victim Identified In Last Nights Murder


Related MidJersey.News stories here:

Fatal Shooting On Spring Street Last Night

BREAKING: Police Investigate Shooting On Daymond Street


October 3, 2020

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Prosecutors Office has identified the victim of last night’s shooting in the 200 Block of Spring Street as Hussain Abdullah, 35, of Trenton.

Police responding to a Shot Spotter activation around 11:00 pm, found Abdullah in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

It has been 34 days since the last homicide in the city, the last was August 29, 2020 read story here.

There was another earlier shooting in the City last night at the end of Daymond Street. No information is available about that shooting.



The names of the Trenton dead of 2020:

Say their names:

  1. January 30, 2020, Starquasia Harris, 24, shooting
  2. February 16, 2020, Maurice London, 39, shooting
  3. March 23, 2020, Danavan Phillips, 37, shooting
  4. March 25, 2020, Yuell Moore, 29, shooting
  5. April 5, 2020 Quamiera Massey, 24, shooting
  6. April 5, 2020 Dabree Brannon, 30, shooting
  7. April 5, 2020 Frederick Mason, 20, shooting
  8. May 14, 2020, pronounced dead May 21, 2020 Terrence Horton, 53, shooting
  9. May 17, 2020, Robert Smith, 38, shooting
  10. May 18, 2020 Antwuan Bowens, 44, shooting
  11. May 18, 2020 Tayvion Jones, 18, shooting
  12. May 21, 2020 Raheen McKinnon 19, shooting
  13. May 23, 2020, Watson Cogdell, 58, shooting
  14.  May 30, 2020 Tyrone Campbell, 45, shooting
  15. June 2, 2020 Dontae Barnes, shooting
  16. June 21, 2020, Robert Neal, 34, stabbing
  17. July 1, 2020, Covvie Scott, 24, shooting
  18. July 8, 2020, Richard Guarderas, 18, shooting
  19. July 8, 2020, Malcom L. Bowser, 19, shooting 
  20. July 15, 2020, Jason Phillips, 23, shooting
  21. July 17, 2020, Luis Gonzalez, 37, shooting
  22. August 2, 2020 died August 5, 2020, Jolisa Marshall, 28, shooting (of Hamilton)
  23. August 9, 2020, William Irrizarry, 18, shooting
  24. August 9, 2020, Julius Vargas, 18, shooting
  25. August 17, 2020, Rahkeem Ortiz, 29, shooting
  26. August 21, 2020, pronounced dead August 22, Vernetta McCray, 39, drive by shooting
  27. August 25, 2020, Shamira Williams, 32, stabbing
  28. August 29, 2020, Tybree Washington, 24, shooting
  29. October 2, 2020, Hussain Abdullah, 35, shooting
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  31. X 2005 record
  32. X 2014 record
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  37. X Trenton’s record of homicides in 2013
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Not in NJ but across the river in Falls Township, Pennsylvania May 24, 2020 Davon Frink, 25, shooting at a Holiday Inn Express at a Trenton party held there.


Trenton Murders Per Year Since 1989

NJ State Police Uniform Crime Report available here: https://www.njsp.org/ucr/uniform-crime-reports.shtml

1989 = 22

1990 = 21

1991 = 7

1992 = 16

1993 = 11

1994 = 9

1995 = 16

1996 = 14

1997 = 12

1998 = 15

1999 = 8

2000 = 14

2001 = 13

2002 = 19

2003 = 13

2004 = 18

2005 = 31

2006 = 18

2007 = 25

2008 = 19

2009 = 18

2010 = 15

2011 = 23

2012 = 24

2013 = 37

2014 = 32

2015 = 17

2016 = 21

2017 = 23

2018 = 16

2019 = 15

2020 = 29* current number as of October 2, 2020* (Not available yet from NJSP statistics)

* Prior to 1989 the known highest murder number was 1970 with 27

Accident Closes Rt. 130 South

October 3, 2020

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–A accident shut down Route 130 south bound between Meadowbrook and Woodside at 2:27 pm today. It appears that two vehicles collided in the median near the turn lane for the A&M Farm Market in the 1200 Block of Route 130. The Robbinsville Township Fire Department and the Robbinsville Township Police Department responded to the scene.

Occupants from one of the vehicles was transported to a local hospital by Robbinsville Township Fire Department EMS. The Robbinsville Township Police reopened the roadway around 3:00 pm. The crash is under investigation by the Robbinsville Township Police Department.

Fatal Shooting On Spring Street Last Night

October 3, 2020 UPDATED 12:47 pm

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–After a quiet 34 days without a homicide in Trenton, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office confirms that a fatal shooting occurred in the 200 Block of Spring Street last night. Police responded to the scene around 11:00 pm when they received a Shot Spotter activation. The victim, a 35 year old male, was located in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating. 

The first shooting of the evening was on Daymond Street around 8:30 see crime scene here in this previous MidJersey.News

This makes the 29th homicide in the City of Trenton in 2020, the last known was August 29, 2020

The name of the 35 year old male will be released pending family notification.