Man Killed In Trenton Home Invasion Identified

November 17, 2022


TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–In an update to the story MidJersey.News brought you yesterday the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office has identified the individual who was killed during the home invasion as Jomar Rodriguez, 29, of Trenton, who was shot multiple times in the chest and pronounced dead at the hospital.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday evening in the city, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. on November 16, 2022, Trenton police responded to the 200 block of Hewitt Street on a report of a man shot.  Upon arrival, officers spoke to an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand.  He was transported to Capital Health Medical Center for treatment.  While on scene, officers learned that two more gunshot victims had arrived at St. Francis Medical Center.  A second adult male was treated for a gunshot wound to the leg.  A third victim, Jomar Rodriguez, 29, of Trenton, was shot multiple times in the chest and pronounced dead at the hospital.

Preliminary investigation indicates the incident was a home invasion.  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

Yesterday’s MidJersey.News story here:

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. 3/03/2022 Helen Nelson, 73, of Trenton, Physical Assault
  5. 3/15/2022 Albert L. Barnes, 46, of Trenton, Shooting
  6. 3/25/2022 Sequoya Bacon-Jones, 9, of Trenton, Shooting
  7. 3/31/2022 Tahaad Goss, 16, of Trenton, Shooting
  8. 4/07/2022 Jaquir Queen, 26, of Willingboro, Shooting
  9. 4/09/2022 Leroy Davis, 31, of Trenton, Shooting
  10. 5/01/2022 Jamir McNeil, 25 of Trenton, Shooting
  11. 5/22/2022 Ali Abdullah, 25, of Trenton, Shooting
  12. 6/01/2022 Dreiby Osorio, 16, of Trenton, Stabbing
  13. 9/02/2022 Rasheed Barlow, 35, of Trenton, Shooting
  14. 9/11/2022 Chron Jenks, 34, of Ewing, Shooting
  15. 9/20/2022 Keenan Anthony Trower, 31, of Hamilton Shooting
  16. 10/09/2022 Daquan Brown, 33, of Trenton, Shooting
  17. 10/10/2022 Daveigh Brooks, 25, of Ewing
  18. 10/26/2022 Rayshawn Baines, 41, of Trenton
  19. 11/10/2022 from 9/21/2022 Corrine Daniels, 41, of Park Avenue multiple blunt force injuries
  20. 11/16/2022 Jomar Rodriguez, 29, of Trenton, Shooting

** Under Investigation Pending determination:

21. ** Cause of fire under investigation by Mercer County Prosecutors Office Brian Wharton, 57, of Trenton