Fatal Shooting In Trenton Under Investigation

May 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Friday evening in Trenton, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

Trenton police officers were alerted to gun shots in the area of Oakland and Hoffman streets at approximately 8:42 p.m. on Friday, May 26th, 2023. Officers observed the victim’s vehicle drive away from the area of the shooting, lose control and strike several parked cars in the area of 524 Hoffman Avenue. As officers began to render aid to the victim, they observed that he was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, identified as Sherief Treadwell, 36, of Trenton, NJ, was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact MCHTF Detective Elijah Phillips at (609) 414-2006 or Sgt. Roberto Reyes at (609) 256-0997.  Information can also be emailed to: mchtftips@mercercounty.org.

Additional shooting:

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. 4/09/2023 Jhosse Tolentino, 23, Trenton, Shooting
  7. 4/14/2023 Daniel Garvin, 46, Trenton, Shooting
  8. 4/20/2023 Ralph Conquest, 43, of Lawrence, Shooting
  9. 5/14/2023 Roger Martinez-Rodriguez, 27, Trenton, Stabbing
  10. 5/14/2023 Justin Reed, 24, of Ewing, Shooting
  11. 5/26/2023 Sherief Treadwell, 36, Trenton, Shooting