Victim And Suspect Identified In Last Night’s Fatal Shooting

March 27, 2023

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.