Lawrence Township, N.J. (PBN) Lawrence Township Police Chief Christopher Longo reported that a 36-year-old Lawrence resident was fatally shot in his home early Friday morning. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Friday, August 11, 2023, Lawrence police responded to a residence on Mendrey Court after receiving a 911 call that someone had been shot. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim in the living room suffering from a gun shot wound to the back. The victim was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Anthony Irizarry. The shooting is under investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Lawrence Township Police Department. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to contact MCHTF Detective Chris Pullen at (609) 989-6406 or OIC William Jett at (609) 331-5010.

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