TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton Police and the Mercer County Homicide task force are investigating a homicide in the 100 block of Vine Street Thursday morning. Trenton emergency medical services were responding to a motor vehicle accident when they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. The man was pronounced dead on the scene. Residents reported hearing a single gunshot earlier in the morning, around 1:30 Am but could not tell if it was fireworks or a gunshot; one resident stated they didn’t call the police. 

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s office announced they are investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday June 22, 2023. At approximately 7:00 am Trenton Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Vine Steet on the report of a motor vehicle accident with an unresponsive person located in the vehicle. The deceased victim Guillermo Sanchez was located at the scene and appeared to have a gunshot wound. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact MCHTF Detective Sergeant Roberto Reyes or Detective Elijah Phillips at 609-989-6406. Information can also be emailed to[email protected].

Crime continues to rise in the Capital city. This week on Monday, a male was found after being stabbed. The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department were investigating a stabbing homicide that occurred on Monday, June 19, 2023. At approximately 10:45 pm, an ambulance was dispatched to1100 Edgewood Avenue on the report of a person stabbed in the chest. The victim Ernest Denard was located at the scene and transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center for treatment, Mr. Denard later died of his injuries. That investigation is ongoing.

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