Victim Identified in Thursday Night Homicide in Trenton

April 30, 2021

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TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in Trenton last night, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

Just before 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021, Trenton police were dispatched to the 400 block of North Clinton Avenue on a report of a motor vehicle accident. Responding officers located Ramire Harvey seated in the driver’s seat of a dark-colored Audi sedan that had crashed into two parked cars in the area of North Clinton Avenue and Poplar Street.  He was shot and unresponsive, and there were multiple bullet holes in the vehicle.  Harvey, 25, of Trenton, was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The car was not stolen, as was preliminarily reported at the scene.  Although not related to the shooting or crash, a female bystander who suffered a medical episode near the scene was transported to the hospital.        

The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.  Anyone with information is asked to call (609) 989-6406.  Information can also be emailed to

Yesterday’s story here: UPDATE: Driver Found Shot Dead In Audi Involved In Crash

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 Ramire Harvey, 25, of Trenton, shooting

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

Photos and video by Brian McCarthy, OnScene News


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