Trenton, NJ – In a tragic turn of events, the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department have initiated an investigation into a shooting homicide that occurred in Trenton. The incident took place shortly after midnight on Saturday, September 2, 2023, in the 200 block of Brunswick Avenue.
Upon receiving a report of a male shot, Trenton police responded promptly to the scene. Their arrival revealed an unresponsive male in a vacant lot who appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Ronald Taylor, 40, of Trenton, was swiftly transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
As the investigation continues, no arrests have been made thus far. Law enforcement is urging anyone with information related to this incident to come forward and assist them in their efforts. MCHTF Detective Jennifer Eyster can be contacted at (609) 989-6406, while Sgt. Roberto Reyes can be reached at (609) 256-0997. Alternatively, individuals can provide information via email by sending it to [email protected].
In an unfortunate list that serves as a reminder of the violence plaguing Trenton, the names of the 2023 Trenton homicide victims have been released. Among them are Donnell Williams, 29, who was shot on January 16, Stephanie Vil, 34, from Burlington, who fell victim to a shooting on February 12, and Khalil Glanton, 23, who was fatally stabbed on February 16. This list is a grim illustration of the persistent challenges faced by the community.
The Trenton Police Department continues to investigate these incidents and strives to bring the perpetrators to justice. The high incidence of violence underscores the pressing need for community support and cooperation in combating such crimes. Law enforcement authorities and community leaders are joining forces to promote safety and foster a sense of security for all residents.
As efforts to curb violence in Trenton intensify, it is hoped that these tragic incidents will serve as a catalyst for long-lasting change. The community is urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities promptly. By working together, the residents of Trenton can strive to create a safer and more secure environment for themselves and future generations.
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