TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Mercer County Prosecutor Onofri announced Thursday that an investigation conducted by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department has resulted in one arrest in connection with the shooting homicide of Daniel Garvin earlier this month. Rasheed Funderburg, 34, of Trenton, is charged with murder and firearms offenses. He was taken into custody on Wednesday morning by the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force. The prosecutor’s office has filed a motion to detain the defendant pending trial.

At approximately 8:21 pm, on April 14, 2023, Trenton Police received a ShotSpotter activation for six rounds in the area of 328 Rutherford Avenue. Trenton Police responded to the area and eventually located a male in an area behind 332 and 330 Rutherford Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. He was identified as Daniel Garvin, 46 years old, of Trenton. Garvin was transported to the hospital but was later pronounced deceased.

During the investigation, Detectives learned that Funderburg had engaged in a physical altercation with a younger male at the liquor store located at 210 Prospect Street immediately prior to the shooting. The younger male fled around the corner to Rutherford Avenue and several individuals, including Funderburg, followed him. Funderburg was seen retrieving a handgun and approaching an alleyway where the younger male had been seen running. Funderburg then fired several shots down the alleyway from the street. The victim, Daniel Garvin, was struck three times by gunfire as he walked through the alleyway.

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