BREAKING: Two Trenton Children 8 yr. and 16 yr., Murdered As Suspect(s) Open Fire On Home

October 20, 2020 Updated at 7:45 am., to reflect correction made by MCPO that it was 2 brothers killed not brother and sister.

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Two children were shot and killed near a 2nd floor window of their Mulberry Street residence tonight. Trenton Police, Trenton Fire Department, Trenton EMS and Capital Health Paramedics responded to the scene. Both children were transported to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center where they were pronounce dead.

According to the Mercer County Prosecutors Office the shooting occurred around 10:30 pm in the 200 Block of Mulberry Street. Preliminary information is that suspect(s) shot into the second floor of a residence. Two sibling brothers, an eight-year-old boy and 16-year-old boy, were shot and killed. The shooting is under investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department.

Senseless gun violence in the City never seems to stop. This is the 5th and 6th murder in October after a rather quiet September with zero homicides. There have been 34 murders in the City of Trenton in 2020 so far this year. The highest was in 2013 when there was 37 murders.

Further details to follow this is a breaking news story.