23-Year-Old Dead, Two Others Shot In Multiple Shooting In Trenton

June 11, 2023- Updated June 12, 2023

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

At approximately 8:10 PM, the Mercer County Homicide Task Force responded to Donnelly Homes, on Willow Avenue, on a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located one male victim, Shaquan Brown, 23, suffering from a gunshot wound to the back of his head. He was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center for treatment. He was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly thereafter. Two other victims were located with gunshot wounds to the leg.

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 mchtftips@mercercounty.org.

This is the 13th reported homicide in Trenton, NJ in 2023.

Note: Trenton Police had a pursuit with a dirt bike that was seen leaving the scene towards Broad Street. The dirt bike was dumped by the suspect in the area of Haggerty Alley/400 Block of Genesee Street. Police then chased the suspect on foot and the suspect was quickly apprehended by Trenton Police in the area South Broad Street. Since there was no arrest reported in the official information provided above and it is unknown and unclear if this had any connection to the above shooting. Neighbors in the area of South Broad Street also witnessed the pursuit.

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 (died May 22)
  11. 5/26/2023 Sherief Treadwell, 36, Trenton, Shooting
  12. 6/09/2023 Markell Biggs, 20, Trenton, Shooting
  13. 6/11/2023 Shaquan Brown, 23, Trenton, Shooting