February 26, 2021
By: Tyler Eckel
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER)— On February 26, Hamilton Police were detailed to the unit block of Coral Drive on a robbery investigation that included a firearm being discharged.
Police received multiple 911 calls just after 4:00 pm stating a person on Coral Drive pulled out a gun and shot it. Responding officers were met by a male and female victim that reported they were approached by a black male suspect armed with a handgun, as they were exiting their vehicle. The male suspect demanded money and a backpack from the victims. During the course of the struggle, the gun was discharged, and the male suspect, along with a second suspect towards Alton Road.
Neither of the victims sustained gunshot injuries, however one of the victims was assaulted by the suspect.
The first suspect was described as a black male, 5’8” tall, wearing a black hoodie, gray face mask, and displayed a semi-automatic handgun.
The second suspect was described as a taller black male, wearing a tan or yellow hoodie, and a black face mask.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Nicholas Schulte of Hamilton Police Division’s Criminal Investigations Section at (609)689-5825. Detective Schulte can also be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The public can also contact the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609)581-4001.