October 29, 2021 — Updated
UPDATE ON FRIDAY’S DOUBLE HOMICIDE ON CLEVELAND AVENUE: The victims of yesterday’s double homicide in Trenton have been identified as Edwin Obdulio Gomez Interiano, 41, of Trenton, and Everth Barrera, 56, of Ewing. There are no additional updates in that investigation.
Update from the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office:
Double Homicide in Trenton Under Investigation
TENTON, NJ (MERCER)– The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a double homicide that occurred Friday morning in Trenton, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on October 29, 2021, Trenton police received a Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds in the first block of Cleveland Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located two adult male shooting victims. One was pronounced dead at the scene, the other was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective John Menafra of the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
This morning’s breaking news report here:
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–This morning shots rang at approximately 9:30 a.m. killing two people near Wilmar Alley and McAvoy Alley between Cleveland and Garfield Avenues.
Witnesses at the scene told MidJersey.news that one of the victims was an older gentleman and “That man never bothered nobody.”
Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that there were two victims of a shooting this morning. The Trenton Police Department as well at the Mercer County Homicide Task Force are on scene investigating.
There have been a total 31 homicides counted for 2021 and of those 30 have been from crimes committed in 2021. Full list is below:
Photos and video by: Brian McCarthy OnScene News
Names of 2021* homicide victims:
- 2/18/2021 Jabree Saunders, 26, from shooting on May 14, 2018
- 2/22/2021 Khalil Gibbs, 25, of West Windsor, shooting
- 2/25/2021 Lovelle Laramore, 60, of Trenton shooting
- 4/15/2021 Kaheem Carter, 22, of Trenton, shooting
- 4/20/2021 Shaquan McNeil, 25, of Trenton, shooting
- 4/24/2021 Cheryl Jones, 65, of Trenton, shooting
- 4/29/2021 Ramire Harvey, 25, of Trenton, shooting
- 5/15/2021 David Williams 36, of Trenton, shooting
- 5/29/2021 Edgar Geovani Sis-Luis, 34, of Trenton, aggravated manslaughter
- 7/05/2021 Dion Ellis, 16, Trenton, Shooting
- 7/14/2021 Pablo Herrera Chun, 53, Trenton, Shooting
- 7/19/2021 William Mitchell, 33, Trenton, Shooting
- 7/19/2021 Jermel Carter, 38, Trenton, Shooting
- 7/29/2021 Leonard Pettigrew, 58, Trenton, Shooting
- 7/30/2021 Shaquil Loftin, 23, Shooting, Trenton
- 8/01/2021 Daquan Basnight, 30, of Ewing, Shooting
- 8/13/2021 Javier Chaj-Ajtun, 33, of Trenton, Shooting
- 8/19/2021 Herberth Ramirez Pimentel, 37, of Trenton, Shooting
- 8/23/2021 Yanquai Edwards, 25, of Rancocas, NJ, Shooting
- 8/25/2021 Daron Cheston, 18, Trenton, Shooting
- 8/30/2021 Fred Davis, 43, Trenton, Shooting
- 9/06/2021 Shamiem Young, 26, Trenton, Shooting
- 9/17/2021 Jeff Charles, 37, Trenton, Shooting
- 9/25/2021 Shemiah Davis, 15, Trenton, Shooting
- 10/2/2021 Omar Burgess, 49, of Trenton, Shooting
- 10/3/2021 Elias Juarez Lopez, 31, of Princeton, Shooting
- 10/4/2021 Candice Ruff, 19, of Trenton, Shooting On September 25
- 10/7/2021 Douglas Munn, 50, of Trenton. Shooting
- 10/13/2021 Melvin Williams 26, of Trenton, Shooting
- 10/29/2021 Edwin Obdulio Gomez Interiano, 41, Shooting
- 10/29/2021 Everth Barrera, 56, of Ewing, Shooting
- 10/30/2021 Dartanian Ames of Lawrence, 41, Shooting
*Updated to reflect the person who died in 2021 from complications from a shooting on May 14, 2018 as per medical examiner report.