TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting homicide in Trenton.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022, Trenton police responded to a Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds in the 800 block of Carteret Avenue.  Responding officers arrived on scene to discover a white Mercedes SUV that had been struck numerous times by gunfire.  An adult male was located in the driver’s seat of the vehicle.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  The victim’s identity will be released after family notification has been made.

Police say 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 to [email protected].

The victim has been identified as Nay’sean Byrd, 19, of Trenton.

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