The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting homicide in Trenton Friday night.


At approximately 7 p.m. on Friday, December 31, 2021, police responded to a shooting that occurred in the first block of Beakes Street. The adult male victim was shot multiple times and transported to the hospital unresponsive. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

Trenton Police director Steve Wilson arrived a short time later as he normally does when a fatality is reported.


Police report No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. Tips can also be emailed to [email protected].

Thomas Peterson is the Editor in Chief and founder of Peterson’s Breaking News of Trenton. Thomas founded PBT in 2012.