The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating a shooting that occurred in Trenton late Saturday night that resulted in one death and two additional victims injured.

On May 16, at approximately 11:40 p.m., Trenton police units were detailed to the first block of Power Street on a reported shooting with multiple people struck. Arriving units located three shooting victims in front of a residence on Daymond Street. A 38-year-old Trenton man, later identified as Robert Smith, was struck in the head. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Additionally, a 19-year-old Hamilton man was struck in the buttocks and a 44-year-old Trenton man was struck in the back. Both victims remain hospitalized.

The investigation revealed there was a large gathering of approximately 30-40 people in front of the Daymond Street residence when the area was approached by the suspect or suspects. More than a dozen shell casings were located and two vehicles were also struck. No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

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