Candice Ruff, 19, shot on Bellevue Avenue on September 25 in the city’s West Ward, succumbed to her injuries on Monday at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating this terrible incident. Trenton PD has increased patrols throughout our city.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. You can also anonymously provide tips via a cell phone by texting TPDtips to 274637.

Crystal Feliciano is the lead community correspondent at Peterson's Breaking News of Trenton. She plays a crucial role in covering community-related news, events, and stories for the news outlet. This...