Wild West shooting leaves 4 wounded on Stuyvesant Ave & Hoffman Ave

TRENTON ( Mercer) Unfortunately Trenton Police are investigating yet another shooting at the same intersection that left 3 other people wounded Friday evening after being shot. Trenton Police and Ems responded to Stuyvesant Ave and Hoffman Ave Sunday evening where 4 people were shot, it is reported that Trenton Ems transported two to the hospital the other two victims were transported by car to Capital Health trauma center. The condition of the victims is unknown at this time. A total of 6 people have been wounded by gunfire Sunday starting from Coolidge Ave just before 3:30 Am leaving one male wounded, a shooting occurred on Walnut Ave resulting in a woman being wounded, and then Stuyvesant Ave and Hoffman Ave where four people were wounded.

UPDATE: According to the spokesperson for the mayor’s office. The shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. the four people shot suffered non-fatal injuries.


Man shot early morning in Trenton

TRENTON (MERCER) Trenton Police responded to Coolidge Ave and Oliver Ave just before 3:30 Am Sunday morning after a male was shot in the arm, the male ran to a Hoffman Ave address in the 600 block, Trenton Emergency medical services and Capital Health paramedics transported the male to the trauma center. Trenton Police located multiple shell casings on the ground and a vehicle left with its rear window shattered. The Shooting response team is investigating this shooting.

DEVELOPING: 3 shot in Trenton Westward

TRENTON ( MERCER ) Trenton emergency medical services transported multiple gunshot victims to Capital Health trauma center, Friday Ems reported one male in his 20’s suffered multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Stuyvesant Ave and Hoffman Ave Friday night. Trenton police shot spotter activation reported at least 17 gunshots. Detectives were on the scene along with the Trenton Police crime scene unit processing the scene with multiple crime scene markers on the ground. as of 10:40 Pm Friday night the condition of the victims remains unknown however it is reported no fatal injuries.

Stay tuned for more information.

Man critical after crashing into wall on Route 1

TRENTON ( MERCER) A man in critical condition after hitting another vehicle and crashing into a concrete wall on Route 1 in the South Bound lanes. The crash happened Thursday Evening, Trenton Ems and Capital Health paramedics transported the male to Capital Health trauma center the other vehicle that was struck did not have any injuries . The Mercer County crash investigation team is investigating the crash.

Man killed in Trenton shooting becomes 37th homicide this year.

TRENTON ( MERCER ) The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating a homicide that occurred in Trenton early Tuesday morning. Trenton police responded to the 200 block of Pearl Street at approximately 2:30 a.m. after receiving calls for a male shot. Responding officers located the victim, a male in this 20s, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The victim’s identity will be released after police notify his family. This is Trenton’s 37thhomicide this year.d

The victim has been identified as Jeremy McTamney, 26, of Ewing Street, Trenton.

Two Trenton Men Arrested for the Murder of Taquan Ellerbe

An investigation conducted by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department concluded last week with the arrest of two Trenton men for the May 2019 murder of Taquan Ellerbe, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced today.
Bryant Coon, 20, of Trenton, and an 18-year-old Trenton male are each charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, one count of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and one count of first-degree conspiracy. Coon was arrested Friday afternoon in Trenton by the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force. The prosecutor’s office has filed a motion to detain him. While now 18, the second defendant in the case is charged on a juvenile petition because of his age at the time the murder was committed and, therefore, his name is being withheld. The prosecutor’s office will seek to try him as an adult. He was served with his charges last week and is already detained pending trial on unrelated charges.
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on May 22, 2019, Trenton police received several 911 calls reporting a male shot at 74 Bellevue Avenue. A Shot Spotter activation was also received for six rounds at the same location. Officers arrived on scene and located the victim behind 80 Bellevue Avenue suffering from numerous gunshot wounds. The victim, identified as Ellerbe, 18, was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

An initial investigation of the crime scene revealed .40 caliber and .45 caliber shell casings in front of the area of 74-76 Bellevue Avenue, as well as glass that was consistent with broken glass from an automobile. Information gathered at the scene revealed an older model blue Buick with a temporary registration tag drove down Bellevue Avenue toward Calhoun Street with two individuals wearing masks inside. As Ellerbe exited a residence onto Bellevue Avenue, the passenger of the blue Buick shot at Ellerbe. The Buick then continued down Bellevue Avenue toward Calhoun Street. After Ellerbe was struck, he ran to the rear of 80 Bellevue Avenue where he was found by responding Trenton Emergency Medical Services.
Shortly after the shooting, a blue Buick Park Avenue with a temporary registration tag was located abandoned at the rear of Bessemer Alley. The Buick appeared to have a gunshot to the rear windshield with shattered glass that was consistent with glass located at the shooting scene on Bellevue Avenue. Inside of the Buick, paperwork was located for the juvenile defendant, along with two cell phones. A review of one of the phones revealed numerous photographs of Coon as well as several of Coon with the juvenile defendant. Several images depicted Coon and the juvenile defendant with firearms. The phone number of the second cell phone found was a registered contact number for Coon with the court.
Homicide task force detectives reviewed video surveillance footage from the area and observed a blue Buick Park Avenue with a temporary license plate affixed to the rear of the vehicle in the area near the time of the homicide. The blue Buick drives up Calhoun Street, turns onto Pashley Avenue, turns onto N. Willow Street, and ultimately toward Bellevue Avenue during the timeframe of the shooting. Detectives were able to track the Buick’s vehicle identification number and also obtain reports that Coon was seen earlier that day driving a Buick Park Avenue

BREAKING: Mercer Country Homicide task force investigating homicide in downtown Trenton

TRENTON ( MERCER ) Trenton Police and Mercer County homicide task force prosecutors were on the scene of a possible homicide at the intersection of East state street and South Warren at the bus stop early Friday morning before 3:00Am. The gender is unknown and was pronounced dead on arrival by Trenton Emergency medical services and Capital Health paramedics.

UPDATE: Early Friday morning, at approximately 1 a.m., Trenton patrol officers were alerted to an unresponsive male at a bus stop in the first block of West State Street. The victim, believed to be in his 30s, suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The stabbing in under investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force. Anyone with information is asked to call (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed tomchtftips@mercercounty.org.

The victim’s identity will be released after positive identification and family notification are made.

UPDATE 3:59Pm : The Mercer County Prosecutors office has identified the victim of this morning’s homicide on East State street as Sam Livingston III, age 41, of Trenton.