TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton Police and the Mercer County Homicide Task Force are investigating a shooting that happened just after 6:30 Pm in the 100 block of Pennington Ave. One female sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Capital Health trauma center where she was later pronounced dead, another person sustained a gunshot wound to the head and Trenton Ems transported the individual to the hospital where they were pronounced dead, a third person suffered a gunshot to the hand.
UPDATE FROM THE PROSECUTORS OFFICE: The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Sunday night in the city. At approximately 6:35 p.m. on March 26, 2023, Trenton Police responded to a Spot Shotter activation for multiple rounds in the 100 block of Pennington Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located two gunshot victims at the intersection of Monroe Street and Pennington Avenue. An adult female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later. An adult male was transported to the hospital and is being treated for a gunshot wound to the hand. While on scene, police learned from a concerned citizen that the suspect was inside of a residence on Pennington Avenue. Officers entered the residence and located the suspect, an adult male, deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. A firearm was located next to his body.
The investigation is ongoing. Police believe this is an isolated incident and there is no immediate threat to the public. Anyone with information is asked to contact MCHTF Detective Luis Vega at 609-989-6406.
Last night’s fatal shooting the victim has been identified as Nyeisha Saunders, 41, of Trenton. Ms. Saunders’ 19-year-old son is the surviving victim who was shot in the hand. Police have identified Antione Brown, 46, of Trenton, as the individual who shot Ms. Saunders and her son before shooting himself. Brown and Ms. Saunders had a previous dating relationship.
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department announced they are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Friday night. At approximately 10:40 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2023, Trenton Police received several calls reporting shots fired at 602 Federal Street. Responding officers located two adult male gunshot victims near the GT Bar and Lounge. The victims were transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where Harold Rosario, 19, of Trenton, was pronounced dead a short time later. The second victim, a 28-year-old man, remains hospitalized.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact MCHTF Detective Joseph D’Ambrosio at 609-989-6406 or Sgt. Sherika Salmon at 609-960-3119.
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Officials are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident on Route 29 The accident happened between Cass Street and South Warren street the accident happened in the northbound lanes . Police responded just after 10:00 Pm Sunday.
UPDATE: Pedestrian has been identified as an 85-year-old Trenton man. Dowell Houston was hit near the intersection of Route 29 and South Warren Street at about 9:30 p.m., Detective Lt. Bolognini said Tuesday.
The driver called police from Pennsylvania and said he might have hit someone, Bolognini said The driver a 21-year-old woman from Bensalem, Pennsylvania — was issued motor vehicle summonses, but had not been criminally charged as of Tuesday, Detective Lt. Bolognini said.
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) One woman was arrested after crashing her vehicle into another car at the intersection of Calhoun Street and Southard Street. Trenton Police and Ewing Ems responded to the scene however police determined the woman was highly intoxicated and was placed under arrest, and the driver of the vehicle was not injured.
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) A crash occurred in the 500 block of North Clinton Ave just after 11:30 Pm. Bystanders near the regal bar reported that a vehicle fleeing from police struck multiple vehicles and had a 5 year old child inside the vehicle. Trenton police arrested the female driver. Trenton Ems responded to the scene and transported the child to Capital Health Hospital for evaluation.
UPDATE: Tempestt Isom, 36, of Trenton, on North Clinton and Hart avenues around 11:30 p.m., on numerous prior motor vehicle violations, according to Trenton police Lt. Nate Bolognini.
Isom struck an officer in the leg as she drove off and led police on a brief two block pursuit. The officer was not injured. Isom lost control of her Buick sedan in the area of the Regal Bar and hit a parked vehicle. She tried to run from the scene but was arrested.The woman was charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, alluding, endangering the welfare of a child and several motor vehicle violations.
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) New Jersey Transit has announced the Northeast Corridor rail service is suspended in both directions between Trenton and Jersey Avenue due to an Amtrak pedestrian strike near Princeton Junction. Customers should seek alternate transportation.
No additional information is available at this time.
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton firefighters responded to the 300 block of Spring Street, firefighters reported heavy coming from the rear of the house and fire extending into the house attached just before noontime Saturday. Firefighters are still battling the fire at this time, one firefighter called a mayday and suffered non life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.
The Battalion chief placed the fire under control just after 2:40 Pm.
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri announced Wednesday that an investigation conducted by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Trenton man for last year’s shooting death of Chron Jenks.
Trayvon Stokes, 31, of Trenton, is charged with first-degree murder, second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, first-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and second-degree certain persons not to possess a weapon. Stokes was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon in Trenton. A subsequent search warrant was executed at his residence by members of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, the Mercer County Tactical Response Team and the Trenton Police Department. At the time of the search warrant execution, Breeyon Jones, 34, was present and detained. Jones was charged with second-degree certain persons not to possess a weapon after a handgun was recovered from his bedroom. The prosecutor’s office will file motions to detain both defendants pending trial.
At approximately 5 a.m. on September 11, 2022, Trenton police responded to a Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds in the 300 block of Garfield Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located the victim on the sidewalk suffering a gunshot wound to the chest. Jenks, 34, of Ewing, was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The charges are a result of an investigation by the MCHTF and TPD, specifically lead task force Detective Karl Johnston. Anyone with information is asked to contact the MCHTF at (609) 989-6406.