Trenton Man Charged with 2 Counts Attempted Criminal Homicide and Other Related Charges in Hamilton Township Shooting

April 29, 2022

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Hamilton Police say that on April 28, 2022, at 3:13 p.m.  Peter Nyema, 31 years of age from Elmhurst Ave, Trenton, NJ; was arrested in Trenton, NJ for his involvement in a shooting on the 500 Block of Lalor Street which occurred on April 19, 2022.  Detective Nicholas Schulte of the Hamilton Police Criminal Investigations Section lodged criminal complaints against Nyema for: (2) Counts of Criminal Attempt Homicide, (2) counts of Aggravated Assault, Robbery, (2) counts of Burglary, Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, Possession of Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and Possession of Weapon by Certain Persons.  Nyema was processed at Hamilton Police Division Headquarters and transported to the Mercer County Corrections Center on his charges.

Hamilton Police Division would like to thank the New Jersey State Police Crime Suppression Central Unit and the Trenton Police Department for their assistance in apprehending Nyema.  If anyone has further information on Nyema, please contact Detective Nicholas Schulte at (609) 689-5825 or by email: nschulte@hamiltonpd.org.  


Despite having been charged, every defendant is presumed innocent until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


Peter Nyema, 31 years of age from Elmhurst Ave, Trenton, NJ; was arrested in Trenton, NJ for his involvement in a shooting on the 500 Block of Lalor Street which occurred on April 19, 2022.