Lawrence Township, NJ – In a tragic incident that occurred in the early hours of Friday morning, a 36-year-old Lawrence resident was fatally shot in his home. The victim, identified as Anthony Irizarry, was found in the living room with a gunshot wound to his back. He was quickly transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The Lawrence Township Police received a 911 call reporting the shooting and responded promptly to the scene on Mendrey Court.
The investigation into this heinous crime is being led by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force in collaboration with the Lawrence Township Police Department. At present, no arrests have been made, and the authorities are appealing to the public for any information related to the incident. If you have any details that could assist in the investigation, please contact MCHTF Detective Chris Pullen at (609) 989-6406 or OIC William Jett at (609) 331-5010. Alternatively, you can send an email to [email protected].
The incident unfolded at approximately 12:30 a.m., and since then, law enforcement agencies have been meticulously examining the crime scene, analyzing evidence, and gathering witness testimonies. The motive behind the shooting remains unclear, and officials are working tirelessly to piece together the events leading up to the tragic incident.
Residents in the peaceful community of Lawrence Township are shaken by this disturbing act of violence within their midst. The local police department is assuring the public that they are doing everything in their power to solve the case and ensure the safety and security of the community.
As this investigation is ongoing, we will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Anthony Irizarry during this difficult time.