Man Identified In Yesterday’s Shooting In Trenton; Family Member Charged With Murder

July 30, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The victim in yesterday’s fatal shooting in the 1400 Block of Stuyvesant Avenue has been identified as Leonard Pettigrew, 58.  He was discovered shot in the chest when police responded to a 911 call around 1:15 p.m.  A family member, Emmanuel Shabazz-Gerald, 26, of Ewing, was taken into at the scene. He is charged with murder and weapons offenses.  The preliminary investigation suggests that the homicide is the result of a domestic dispute.


Related Midjersey.News story here: DEVELOPING: Domestic Dispute In Trenton Leads To Murder



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
  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
  12. 7/19/2021 William Mitchell, 33, Trenton, Shooting
  13. 7/19/2021 Jermel Carter, 38, Trenton, Shooting
  14. 7/29/2021 Leonard Pettigrew, 58, Trenton, Shooting
  15. 7/30/2021 Shaquil Loftin, 23, Shooting, Trenton

*Updated to reflect the person who died in 2021 from complications from a shooting on May 14, 2018 as per medical examiner report.