UPDATE: Person is still alive but in very critical condition.
7:30 p.m. Update: The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 11 a.m. this morning in the first block of Kirkbride Avenue in Trenton. The victim, a 21-year-old Trenton male, was shot multiple times and arrived at Capital Health Regional Medical Center by private vehicle. The victim remains in critical condition at this time. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jessica Sense at 609-989-6406. Tips can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 27, 2021
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Trenton Police say that two different shootings occurred today leaving one in critical condition and the other in stable condition at the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.
The first shooting occurred sometime around 11:00 a.m. in the area of Kirkbride Avenue, onto Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and continued down East Paul Avenue. Bullet casings could be seen strewn about the area. Trenton EMS and Capital Health Paramedics responded to the scene but it appears that the patient was transported to the nearby Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center by private vehicle. Also, nearby Phillips Avenue between Brunswick Avenue and New York Avenue was closed by police and marked with crime scene tape. A car parked on Phillips Avenue closer to the NY Avenue side appeared to have a passenger window shot out of the vehicle.
Sometime around 1:50 p.m. another shooting occurred near the intersection of St. Joes Avenue and Girard Avenue one person was transported by Trenton EMS and Capital Health Paramedics to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center. Trenton Police and the Shooting Response Team was also at that scene investigating. Bullet casings could be seen at the intersection.
Trenton Police report that both shootings are currently under investigation and no other details are available at this time.