DEVELOPING: Reported one dead, another injured in shooting near Trenton Police Headquarters

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UPDATE: Victim’s Name Released In Yesterday’s Homicide

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April 24, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

TRENTON (MERCER)– Trenton Police and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a shooting that injured one and killed another, Saturday night.

The shooting occurred around 6:30 pm in the first block of Sheridan Avenue. Trenton Fire Department respondeTrenton EMS transported one victim to the Trauma Center in cardiac arrest, and the second victim with unknown injuries.

Mercer County First Assistant Prosecutor Stephanie A. Katz confirmed that it is, in fact, a fatal shooting. Mercer County Homicide Response Team did respond to the scene.

Sheridan Avenue runs right into the entrance to Trenton Police Headquarters on North Olden Avenue.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

Names of 2021* homicide victims:

  1. 2/18/2021 Jabree Saunders, 26, from shooting on May 14, 2018
  2. 2/22/2021 Khalil Gibbs, 25, of West Windsor, shooting
  3. 2/25/2021 Lovelle Laramore, 60, of Trenton shooting
  4. 4/15/2021 Kaheem Carter, 22, of Trenton, shooting
  5. 4/20/2021 Shaquan McNeil, 25, of Trenton, shooting
  6. 4/24/2021 Cheryl Jones, 65, of Trenton, shooting
  7. 4/29/2021 shooting

*Updated to reflect the person who died in 2021 from the May 14, 2018 shooting.


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