Update: Trenton Shooting on N. Hermitage Avenue

June 9, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)—Trenton Police Department Detective Lieutenant Cynthia Hargis told MidJersey.news that the Trenton Police Communication Bureau received a call of a shooting in process at 37 N. Hermitage Avenue.

Upon Police Officers arrival, they were flagged down by a driver who was transporting the victim to the hospital. A Police Officer then transported the victim to the hospital for treatment.

The victim (James Prickett, 41 yrs old) from Trenton, NJ, stated he was standing in front of 37 N. Hermitage Ave, looking for friends and then decided to walk in Gilbert Alley, when he heard a noise and fell to the ground.

The victim alleged that an unknown suspect, wearing a mask, then took $1000.00 in US currency from his pocket and fled the area.

The victim sustained a through and through gunshot wound to the right buttocks. 

This investigation is on-going and being investigated by the TPD Shooting Response Team.  

The victim is listed in stable condition at this time according to LT. Hargis

Last night’s MidJersey.news story here: Shooting Reported On North Hermitage Ave. In Trenton



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