UPDATED : Young Girl Dies In Cooper Street shooting

TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton Police are investigating after an Eight-year-old girl was struck by gunfire in the area of the Low rises on Cooper Street in Kingsbury Corporation Friday night. Trenton Police and Ems rushed to the scene, and Ems transported the eight-year-old to Capital Health trauma center and later flown to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where she later died from her injuries after undergoing surgery. Police located multiple shell casings at the scene.

Mother of the Child reported via Facebook at “11:59 pm on March 25th my daughter——— gained her wings… I’m not ok I’m not.. idk what I am right now but I think y’all in advance for all the condolences and prayers”

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a Friday evening shooting in Trenton that claimed the life of a nine-year-old girl, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2022, Trenton patrol units responded to Kingsbury Square for a Shot Spotter activation and the report of fights breaking out amongst a large group of individuals.  Upon arrival, officers located a large crowd outside in a low-rise courtyard and a nine-year old girl suffering a gunshot wound. She was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center, then to Robert Wood Johnson New Brunswick Hospital, where she was pronounced dead shortly before midnight. No other shooting injuries were reported.

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. Information can also be emailed tomchtftips@mercercounty.org.

Peterson’s Breaking News of Trenton Sends our condolences to the family.

5 thoughts on “UPDATED : Young Girl Dies In Cooper Street shooting

  1. My Sincere Condolences to Her Mother and Family. This just shouldn’t happen to a little child.🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾😇

  2. I taught preschool at Boys and Girls Club at Spruce Street, so everytime I see tragic reports I pray for the family then anxiously wait for the child’s name to be shared with the public. May this perfect child rest in peace. Sincerely. Nancy

  3. I send my condolences to the family and the mother of that child that was killed May she rest in peace🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  4. This is unbelievably tragic. I can’t even begin to imagine how difficult this must be for Mom and Dad. She is in God’s loving arms now.

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