Update: Willingboro Man, 26, Dead, Hamilton Man, 23, Injured, in Double Shooting in Trenton

April 7, 2022

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a double shooting that occurred overnight in Trenton, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

Just before midnight on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, Trenton police responded to a Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds at the Fast Trac gas station on Mulberry Street.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim on the side of the gas station suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.  The victim has been identified as Jaquir Queen, 26, of Willingboro.  Officers also learned of a second victim, a 23-year-old male from Hamilton, who had arrived at the hospital via private vehicle with a gunshot wound to his calf.  

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.  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.

Names of the 2022 homicide victims in the City of Trenton:

  1. 2/15/2022 Antwone Barnes, 37, of Trenton, Stabbing
  2. 2/23/2022 Leonardo Fernandez, 32, of Trenton, Stabbing
  3. 3/01/2022 Shimon Nesmith Jr., 19, of Trenton, Shooting
  4. 3/15/2022 Albert L. Barnes, 46, of Trenton, Shooting
  5. 3/25/2022 Sequoya Bacon-Jones, 9, of Trenton, Shooting
  6. 3/31/2022 Tahaad Goss, 16, of Trenton, Shooting 
  7. 4/07/2022 Jaquir Queen, 26, of Willingboro