TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Firefighters from Trenton responded to a blaze at a vacant high school located at Martin Luther King Blvd and Southard Street after residents reported seeing flames around 2 p.m. The fire was so intense that nearby homes, including one on Evans Ave, caught fire, causing minor damage. The fire grew to 5 alarms, requiring assistance from firefighters in Burlington County and throughout Mercer County. Unfortunately, one firefighter was injured and transported to Robert wood Hospital. The fire was finally placed under control around 5:00 PM, but the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Day: May 15, 2023
Police Investigating Pedestrian Struck On Chambers St
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN Trenton Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a car traveling down Chambers Street and Morris Ave. A driver stopped to aid the pedestrian that suffered head trauma Trenton emergency medical services transported the male to Capital Health trauma center. It is unknown if the driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene at this time.
Man Killed After Being Stabbed Multiple Times In South Trenton
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton Police responded to the 500 block of Second Street Sunday night just before 11:00Pm. A male was reported to be stabbed multiple times, Trenton emergency medical services and Capital Health paramedics transported the male while doing CPR to Capital Health Trauma Center.
Update: The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Sunday evening in the city, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri reported.
At approximately 10:46 p.m. on Sunday, May 14, 2023, Trenton police responded to the 500 block of Second Street on a stabbing in progress. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from a stab wound to the torso. The victim, identified as Roger Martinez-Rodriguez, 27, of Trenton, was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a few hours later.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.