Trenton Resident Sustains Facial Gunshot Wound in Early Morning Incident

Trenton, Mercer County – In yet another incident of gun violence, a person has been reported shot in the city, adding to the growing number of shooting incidents in the state capital. This recent shooting, which occurred early on Saturday, January 13, 2024, brings the total count of individuals injured by gunfire to at least six since Thursday evening, January 11.

The shooting took place around 12:55 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Clinton Avenue, between Liberton and Dayton streets. Responding to the scene were city police, Trenton EMS personnel, Capital Health paramedics, and Trenton firefighters, as has been the case for all recent shootings in the area.

Upon arrival, emergency personnel found a male victim who was described as “unconscious and unresponsive” with a gunshot wound to the face. The current condition of the victim remains unknown at this time.

In addition to this morning’s incident, there have been several other recent shootings in Trenton. However, details regarding these incidents are limited, and updates will be provided as soon as they are released by the authorities.

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, specifically the Homicide Task Force, is leading the investigation into these incidents. Once the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office provides further information, the story will be promptly updated.

The Trenton police and other law enforcement agencies are actively investigating all the shootings that have occurred in the city. As additional information becomes available, it will be shared with the public to aid in the resolution of these crimes.

Moreover, there has been a report of yet another shooting in Trenton. At approximately 12:13 a.m., Trenton EMS and paramedics were dispatched to the Trenton Police Department in response to a person who had been shot and was present in the lobby. However, no further information was immediately available regarding the victim’s status.

The series of shootings in Trenton has raised concerns among residents and local authorities alike. The spike in gun violence has prompted intensified efforts to address the issue and ensure the safety and well-being of the community. Public cooperation and the timely dissemination of information are crucial in combating these crimes and bringing the perpetrators to justice.

As investigations continue, law enforcement agencies will provide updates on these incidents, shedding light on the circumstances surrounding the shootings and offering hope for a safer future. The collective efforts of the community and law enforcement will be instrumental in curbing the prevalence of gun violence and restoring peace to Trenton.

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