Trenton, NJ (MERCER) The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department is investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting in Trenton. Just after 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Trenton police responded to a Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds fired in the 1100 block of N. Willow Street in Trenton. Upon arrival, officers located two adult shooting victims, a male, and a female. The male victim was pronounced deceased a short time later. The female shooting victim was transported to the hospital according to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office.
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.
UPDATE: Just after 3:30 p.m. on March 1, 2022, Trenton police received a Shot Spotter activation for 11 rounds fired in 1100 block of New Willow Street. Responding officers located a vehicle that had crashed into the side of 931 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, the Life in the Word Outreach Ministry. The vehicle was heavily damaged and appeared to have numerous bullet holes. Shimon Nesmith Jr., 19, of Trenton, was on scene suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later. A 21-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the face and was transported to the hospital by private vehicle. She remains hospitalized in serious but stable condition.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.