October 26, 2022
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting homicide that occurred Wednesday night in the city, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.
At approximately 9:30 p.m. on October 26, 2022, Trenton police responded to a Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds in the area of 199 Oakland Street. Arriving units located a male shot inside the liquor store at Oakland St/Hoffman Ave. The victim was found unresponsive and shot multiple times. He was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The victim has been identified as Rayshawn Baines, 41, of Trenton.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Names of the 2022 homicide victims in the City of Trenton:
- 2/15/2022 Antwone Barnes, 37, of Trenton, Stabbing
- 2/23/2022 Leonardo Fernandez, 32, of Trenton, Stabbing
- 3/01/2022 Shimon Nesmith Jr., 19, of Trenton, Shooting
- 3/03/2022 Helen Nelson, 73, of Trenton, Physical Assault
- 3/15/2022 Albert L. Barnes, 46, of Trenton, Shooting
- 3/25/2022 Sequoya Bacon-Jones, 9, of Trenton, Shooting
- 3/31/2022 Tahaad Goss, 16, of Trenton, Shooting
- 4/07/2022 Jaquir Queen, 26, of Willingboro, Shooting
- 4/09/2022 Leroy Davis, 31, of Trenton, Shooting
- 5/01/2022 Jamir McNeil, 25 of Trenton, Shooting
- 5/22/2022 Ali Abdullah, 25, of Trenton, Shooting
- 6/01/2022 Dreiby Osorio, 16, of Trenton, Stabbing
- 9/02/2022 Rasheed Barlow, 35, of Trenton, Shooting
- 9/11/2022 Chron Jenks, 34, of Ewing, Shooting
- 9/20/2022 Keenan Anthony Trower, 31, of Hamilton Shooting
- 10/09/2022 Daquan Brown, 33, of Trenton, Shooting
- 10/10/2022 Daveigh Brooks, 25, of Ewing
- 10/26/2022 Rayshawn Baines, 41, of Trenton
** Under Investigation Pending determination:
19. ** Cause of “Suspicious death” for Corrine Daniels, 41, of Park Avenue in Trenton has not been released yet from MCPO ** Once official determination is made the list will be updated.