Man Shot And Killed In Shooting On West Hanover Street In Trenton

UPDATE: Man Killed In Trenton Shooting Identified

August 30, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)—Around 8:55 p.m. Trenton Police, Trenton EMS, and Capital Paramedics were detailed to the 400 Block of West Hanover Street for a shooting. Initial reports is that the victim was shot multiple times and in the face. CPR and other life saving efforts was reportedly being performed on the victim. TEMS and paramedics transported to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center and a “trauma alert” was called. The man was reported deceased a short time later.

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed the fatality of an adult male victim from a shooting on W. Hanover Street just before 9:00 p.m. Further details will be released tomorrow morning.

Only 5 days ago, on the next street over August 25, 2021 Daron Cheston, 18 years old of Trenton, was killed in a shooting.

On August 27, 2021 there were two shootings and a 21 year old victim remains in critical condition at Capital Health Regional Medical Center. The first shooting that day was on Kirkbride Avenue near Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. The second shooting that day was near the intersection of St. Joes Avenue and Girard Avenue.

This is the 21st recorded homicide of 2021, which 20 have been committed within 2021.

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
  16. 8/01/2021 Daquan Basnight, 30, of Ewing, Shooting
  17. 8/13/2021 Javier Chaj-Ajtun, 33, of Trenton, Shooting
  18. 8/19/2021 Herberth Ramirez Pimentel, 37, of Trenton, Shooting
  19. 8/23/2021 Yanquai Edwards, 25, of Rancocas, NJ, Shooting
  20. 8/25/2021 Daron Cheston, 18, Trenton, Shooting
  21. 8/30/2021 Fred Davis, 43, Trenton, Shooting

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

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