Trenton Man Identified As Victim Of Last Night’s Shooting

April 15, 2023

Afternoon Update:

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Rutherford Avenue and Prospect Street last night. At approximately 8:21 pm, Trenton Police received a ShotSpotter activation for six rounds in the area of 328 Rutherford Avenue. Trenton Police responded to the area and located a male in an area behind 332 and 330 Rutherford Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to the hospital but was later pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Daniel Garvin, 46 years old, of Trenton.
The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406.  Information can also be emailed to

Morning Update:

The Mercer County Prosecutors Office has identified the victim as Daniel Garvin, 46 years old, of Trenton.

April 14, 2023

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Sometime before 9:00 p.m. Trenton Police, Trenton EMS, Captial Health Paramedics and Trenton Fire responded to the 300 Block of Rutherford Avenue near Prospect Street for a shooting. Upon arrival a person was found shot and there reports of CPR being given. The person was transported to Captial Health Regional Medical Center and a trauma alert was called enroute to the hospital. The person was pronounced a short time later.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting.

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office did confirm a fatal shooting, but other details were not available.

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.
  6. 3/09/2023 Jhosse Tolentino, 23, Trenton, Shooting
  7. 4/14/2023 Daniel Garvin, 46, Trenton