Day: July 15, 2021

Update: Victim Identified In Last Night’s Trenton Shooting

July 15, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Prosecutors Office stated that the Mercer County Homicide Task Force, the Mercer County Shooting Response Team and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. on July 14, 2021, in Trenton.  Officers responded to the area of 43 N. Stockton Street and located Pablo Herrera Chun, 53, suffering from two gunshot wounds.  He was transported to Capital Health System-Fuld and pronounced deceased at 10:22 p.m. 

The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Karl Johnston at the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406.  Information can also be emailed to mchtftips@mercercounty.org.


Names of 2021* homicide victims: (this may need to be adjusted)**

  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
  8. 5/15/2021 David Williams 36, of Trenton, shooting
  9. 5/29/2021 Edgar Geovani Sis-Luis, 34, of Trenton, aggravated manslaughter
  10. 7/05/2021 Dion Ellis, 16, Trenton, Shooting
  11. 7/14/2021 Pablo Herrera Chun, 53, Trenton, Shooting

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


Earlier MidJersey.News stories on last night’s shooting:

UPDATE: Fatal Shooting; Trenton, N. Stockton Street Last Night

Last night’s MidJersey.News story here: BREAKING: Man Shot On N. Stockton Street In Trenton, Taken To Trauma Center


There have been multiple shootings on N. Stockton Street that MidJersey.News has covered you can see other N. Stockton shootings here:

The shootings we covered in 2021 on N. Stockton St. prior to last night was on May 16, 2021:

Fatal Shooting With Vehicle Crash Leaves 36 Year Old Man Dead, Woman Injured

5/16/2021 UPDATE: Victim Identified In Last Night’s Fatal Shooting

5/21/2021 UPDATE: Trenton Man Arrested for Saturday Murder of David Williams

March 9, 2021 shooting here:

BREAKING: Shooting In Trenton Person Transported By Private Vehicle To Trauma Center

March 10th Update: 32 Year Old Shot In Last Night’s Gunfire, Treated For Non-life Threatening Injuries At Capital Health Trauma Center




Photos and video by: Dennis Symons MidJersey.News and  Brian McCarthy, OnScene News

East Windsor Announces Summer Events At Etra Lake Park

July 15, 2021

EAST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–Mayor Janice S. Mironov announced that East Windsor Township will be offering a summer program of free events at Etra Lake Park, kicking off with “Jersey Four” on Sunday, July 18 at 6:00 P.M.  “Jersey Four,” a Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons tribute band, will perform hit songs from the very beginning of The Four Seasons journey, through Frankie Valli’s solo career, to present day Four Seasons shows.  All time song favorites highlighting the show will include “Sherry”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Rag Doll”, “Walk Like a Man” and “Who Loves You”.

On Saturday, July 31 at 7 P.M. is “Family Night in the Park”, featuring a large-screen viewing of the movie “Trolls World Tour” under the stars.  “Trolls World Tour”, a 2020 American 3D computer-animated film, stars Queen Poppy and her friends as they embark on a daring mission try to unite the Trolls and save music from Queen Barb and King Thrash of the Hard Rock Trolls.  The evening will begin at 7 P.M. with games, DJ music and dancing prior to the movie starting at dusk.  The rain date for this event is Sunday, August 1.

On Sunday, August 8 at 6 P.M. “AM Gold”, a New York City based tribute band will be performing the adult-contemporary hit songs from the late 1970’s through the mid 1980’s. Artists include Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, Huey Lewis, Christopher Cross, and Lionel Richie.

On Sunday, August 22 at 6 P.M. “Wooden Ships Band,” a Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute band, will reproduce their songbook to take their audience back in time to the era of the 1970’s during the Woodstock festival, but with a twist – the beautiful, intricate vocal harmonies are sung by three women! “Wooden Ships Band” is composed of seasoned, well-respected musicians who will deliver a show featuring classic music that has stood the test of time. 

On Sunday, August 29 at 6 P.M. “Gathering Time,” a Long Island based folk rock/Americana/AAA trio, has toured both in the United States and internationally, mixing new interpretations of both ‘60s and ‘70s classic and old traditional tunes with their strong original songs.  Their sound reflects the voicings and arrangements of the genre’s pioneers, The Byrds, Peter, Paul & Mary, Joni Mitchell, and Crosby, Stills & Nash, brought into today with an acoustic-electric alchemy all their own.

Mayor Mironov stated, “East Windsor Township is excited to invite residents back together to beautiful Etra Lake Park to enjoy this free summer series of concerts and events.  Bring your blankets and chairs, enjoy the Park grills and amenities, and join with your neighbors for a great night out.”

These free events are made possible through the generous contributions of many area businesses.  In the event of questionable weather, residents can call the East Windsor Information Hotline at (609) 443-4000, ext. 400 after 1 PM the day of the event. 



Man Charged With Aggravated Arson And Other Charges In Hamilton Township

July 15, 2021

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–On July 14, 2021 at approximately 1:38 PM Hamilton Township Police Officers were dispatched along with the Hamilton Fire Department to the Winding Brook Apartments located on Bradford Avenue on a report of a fire.  The caller could see fire and smoke in one of the apartments and hear the fire alarm sounding.  Upon arrival with the Fire Department, heavy black smoke was observed coming from the front door of one of the apartments.  As firefighters tended to the fire, Officers located the resident of the apartment outside.  After investigation it was determined the fire was started in the kitchen of the apartment.  The resident had set fire to paper and a hand mixer on top of the stove.  The fire was contained to the kitchen.  Several other units had smoke damage.  The resident was arrested by Police.  The Hamilton Police would also like to thank the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Officer, Hamilton Fire Department, and Hamilton Fire Marshall for their assistance in the investigation.

The resident was identified as Charles Page, 58, of Hamilton.  He was charged with Aggravated Arson, Obstructing the Administration of Law, and Resisting Arrest.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Chris Pullen of the Hamilton Police Division’s Criminal Investigations Section at 609-581-4080 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008.

Despite having been charged, every defendant is presumed innocent until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.




UPDATE: Fatal Shooting; Trenton, N. Stockton Street Last Night

July 15, 2021

Afternoon update here: Update: Victim Identified In Last Night’s Trenton Shooting

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Prosecutors Office has confirmed that a man died from a shooting last night in the area of 43 N. Stockton Street around 8:40 p.m.

Mercer County Assistant Prosecutor Kathleen Petrucci told MidJersey.news that the Mercer County Homicide Task Force, the Mercer County Shooting Response Team and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred last night, July 14, at approximately 8:40 p.m. in Trenton.  Officers responded to the area of 43 N. Stockton Street and located a Hispanic, male victim who was shot twice.  He was transported to Capital Health System-Fuld and pronounced deceased at 10:22 p.m. 

The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406.  Information can also be emailed to mchtftips@mercercounty.org.

Last night’s MidJersey.News story here: BREAKING: Man Shot On N. Stockton Street In Trenton, Taken To Trauma Center


Names of 2021* homicide victims: (this may need to be adjusted)**

  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
  8. 5/15/2021 David Williams 36, of Trenton, shooting
  9. 5/29/2021 Edgar Geovani Sis-Luis, 34, of Trenton, aggravated manslaughter
  10. 7/05/2021 Dion Ellis, 16, Trenton, Shooting
  11. 7/14/2021 Pablo Herrera Chun, 53, Trenton, Shooting

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


There have been multiple shootings on N. Stockton Street that MidJersey.News has covered you can see other N. Stockton shootings here:

The shootings we covered in 2021 on N. Stockton St. prior to last night was on May 16, 2021:

Fatal Shooting With Vehicle Crash Leaves 36 Year Old Man Dead, Woman Injured

5/16/2021 UPDATE: Victim Identified In Last Night’s Fatal Shooting

5/21/2021 UPDATE: Trenton Man Arrested for Saturday Murder of David Williams

March 9, 2021 shooting here:

BREAKING: Shooting In Trenton Person Transported By Private Vehicle To Trauma Center

March 10th Update: 32 Year Old Shot In Last Night’s Gunfire, Treated For Non-life Threatening Injuries At Capital Health Trauma Center




Photos and video by: Dennis Symons MidJersey.News and  Brian McCarthy, OnScene News

Update: Victim Identified In July 4, 2021 Trenton House Fire

July 15, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–According to the Mercer County Prosecutors Office a female that was killed in a July 4, 2021 fire was Jessica Young, who was 40 years old who lived at the Second Street home.

On July 4, 2021 around 4:30 a.m. the Trenton Fire Department was sent to the 500 Block of Second Street for a reported house fire. During a search a victim was found and a 2nd alarm was called.

Acting Director Fire and Emergency Services, Chief, Christopher Maziarz said in a previous story, “upon arrival we found heavy fire on the second floor, a search was initiated and a victim found. A second alarm was called at approximately 4:35 a.m.”

The Prosecutors Offices said that the investigation is ongoing.



Serious Crash On I-295 South Bound In Hamilton Township

July 15, 2021

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–At midnight the Hamilton Township Fire Department, RWJ EMS and Capital Health Paramedics were dispatched to I-295 South Bound in the area of mile marker 63 with reported entrapment. Upon arrival it was found that there was no entrapment but there were BLS type injuries. At least one person was transported to the local hospital.

NJ State Police is investigating the crash. No further information is available at this time.