Investigation Underway in Trenton Following Fatal Shooting

Trenton, NJ (Mercer) – The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department have launched an investigation into a fatal shooting in Trenton. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 13, 2024, in the 1400 block of South Clinton Avenue. Trenton police received a report of a male individual lying on the ground outside the location. Upon arrival, responding officers discovered an unresponsive adult male who had sustained a gunshot wound. Tragically, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

As of now, no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting, and the investigation remains ongoing. Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward and reach out to MCHTF Detective Karl Johnston at (609) 439-5248 or OIC William Jett at (609) 331-5010. Alternatively, individuals can provide information via email at [email protected].

The shooting has sent shockwaves through the community, raising concerns about public safety and the prevalence of gun violence. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need for comprehensive measures to address gun violence and ensure the safety and security of residents.

In the original report by, additional details and updates on the investigation can be found. The report includes photographs taken at the scene, shedding light on the aftermath of the tragic incident.

This incident serves as a somber reminder of the ongoing challenges faced by law enforcement agencies in combating gun violence and preserving public safety. The community is encouraged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities or information that could aid in the investigation.

The authorities are working tirelessly to bring justice to the victim and their family and to ensure that those responsible for this senseless act of violence are held accountable. The cooperation and support of the community will be crucial in achieving this goal and preventing further acts of violence.

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