Day: March 26, 2023

Woman Dead Another Injured In Shooting, Suspect Dead From Self-Inflicted Gunshot In Trenton

March 27, 2023 UPDATE:

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office had identified last night’s fatal shooting victim as Nyeisha Saunders, 41, of Trenton. Ms. Saunders’ 19-year-old son is the surviving victim who was shot in the hand. Police have identified Antione Brown, 46, of Trenton, as the individual who shot Ms. Saunders and her son before shooting himself. Brown and Ms. Saunders had a previous dating relationship.

March 26, 2023

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Sunday night in the city. At approximately 6:35 p.m. on March 26, 2023, Trenton Police responded to a Spot Shotter activation for multiple rounds in the 100 block of Pennington Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located two gunshot victims at the intersection of Monroe Street and Pennington Avenue. An adult female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later. An adult male was transported to the hospital and is being treated for a gunshot wound to the hand. While on scene, police learned from a concerned citizen that the suspect was inside of a residence on Pennington Avenue. Officers entered the residence and located the suspect, an adult male, deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. A firearm was located next to his body.

The investigation is ongoing. Police believe this is an isolated incident and there is no immediate threat to the public. Anyone with information is asked to contact MCHTF Detective Luis Vega at 609-989-6406. Information can also be emailed to

Names of the 2023 Trenton Homicide Victims

  1. 1/16/2023 Donnell Williams, 29, Trenton, Shooting.
  2. 2/12/2023 Stephanie Vil, 34, of Burlington, Shooting.
  3. 2/16/2023 Khalil Glanton, 23, Trenton, Stabbing.
  4. 3/24/2023 Harold Rosario, 19, Trenton, Shooting.
  5. 3/26/2023 Nyeisha Saunders, 41, Trenton, Shooting.

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Garage Fire In Monroe Township

March 26, 2023

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Around 2:25 p.m. all Monroe fire departments responded to a reported explosion in a detached garage with reported fire. Initial reports stated the homeowner was using a garden hose to try to extinguish the fire. Firefighters quickly arrived and were able to pull hand lines to start extinguishing the fire. The majority of the fire was knocked down within ten minutes. An elevated master stream was also placed in service. No additional information is available at this time.

3/26/2023 – 5720 Box
All Monroe fire companies responded to a fire in a detached garage secondary to an explosion. Crews from Squad 51 and Rescue 51 assisted with overhaul.
Monroe Professional Firefighters I.A.F.F Local 3170
Monroe Township Fire District #2
Monroe Township EMS
Monroe Township Police Department – Middlesex County, NJ
Monroe Township Office of Emergency Management
Jamesburg Fire Department
Spotswood Volunteer Fire Department – Enterprise Hook & Ladder Co., Inc.