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Wind Advisory issued for Mercer County

Mercer County: The National Weather service in Philadelphia issued a Wind advisory for Mercer County from 4Pm to 6Am Tuesday. Winds 20 to 30 Mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.

HAMILTON ATTEMPTED ROBERY-SHOOTING

Hamilton Police detectives investigating after a suspect fled the scene on foot in the unit block of Coral Drive Friday evening after a failed robbery attempt.

Neighbors reported hearing a loud bang, confirmed to be a gunshot by Hamilton PD, before looking to see a man with a backpack and a firearm fleeing the scene.

Hamilton Police responded to the call of a person shot, later downgrading it to a assault after the male was struck with the butt of the gun. Robert Wood ems responded to the scene where the male refused medical attention.

Update: 10:07 2/26/2021
Hamilton Police Department Released a Press release explaining that a black male, holding a handgun, approached a male and female victim as the two exited their vehicle. The male suspect demanded the two hand over money and their backpack, in which a struggle happened.

“During the course of the struggle, the gun discharged and the male suspect fled the scene with a second suspect towards Alton Rd. Neither of the victims sustained gunshot injuries.” the press release says

Officers are looking out for a 5’8 black man wearing a black sweatshirt, a gray face mask, displaying a semi-automatic pistol, and looking for a second suspect who is taller and wearing a tan, yellow sweatshirt, and a black facemask.

The public is asked if anyone has any information. Please contact Detective Nicholas Schulte of the Hamilton Police Division Criminal Investigations Sections at (609) 689-5825, email at nschulte@hamiltonpd.org, or call the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.

Man found shot dead inside South Ward Home

Trenton , NJ (Mercer) The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating at a residence on Home Avenue in Trenton around 10 a.m. where a deceased male was located inside with an apparent gunshot wound.

UPDATED

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating a homicide that occurred on Home Avenue in Trenton. The victim found this morning has been identified as Lovelle Laramore, 60. Suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

Woman Blocks NJ Transit Bus while Ems respond to unresponsive child

Trenton, NJ ( Mercer) Tuesday evening a Woman in a motorized wheelchair blocked a NJ transit bus 613 from continuing on its route down Martin Luther King Blvd and Southard street . While the woman blocked the bus a Medical call went out in the area for a unresponsive child that caused Ems and Police to fly passed the woman. When Police arrived the woman told Trenton Police officers “ Write me a ticket for obstructing traffic and this can be over” The condition of the child that CPR was being performed on is unknown and also why the woman blocked the NJ Transit bus, police officers cited the woman and she rolled on her way.

Trenton Public Schools, Community Partners Re-Launch “Every Day Matters” Campaign to Boost Class Attendance

Join City of Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora, TPS Acting Superintendent, Mr. Alfonso Llano, President Addie Daniels Lane, Board Member Mr. Gerald Truehart, and Trenton community leaders kicking-off the “Every Day Matters” campaign at 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 1 via Zoom https://tinyurl.com/TPSAttendanceMatters School attendance is critical to learning and required for advancement from one grade level

Car Crashes into Trenton Social

Trenton, NJ ( Mercer) A car crashed into the Trenton Social early Sunday morning, the crash occurred at the intersection of South Broad street and Hamilton Ave. Trenton Fire and Ems responded, Ems was later released due to no injuries. It was reported that this was the second car to crash into the Social within

Trenton sees first Homicide of 2021

Trenton, NJ ( Mercer) The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Shooting Response Team are investigating a shooting that occurred in Trenton Monday night that left one victim dead and another injured, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

At approximately 6:30 p.m. on February 22, 2021, Trenton police responded to 110 Sanhican Drive on reports that two people were shot. Upon arrival, officers discovered two males shot out front of the store. Both victims were transported to the hospital. Khalil Gibbs, 25, of West Windsor, was struck in the torso and pronounced dead a few hours later. A second male victim, a 20-year-old resident of Trenton, was shot in the face and remains hospitalized.

Trenton Police director Sheilah A. Coley released the following statement

First and foremost, our condolences go out to the families of the victims of this senseless violence. The Trenton Police Department has been working with the community in an effort to reduce crime in the city, particularly violent crime. After a very difficult 2020, our cooperative efforts seem to be helping. We have not seen a murder in the city for 76 days. While this is not a cause for celebration, we believe it was because of our efforts to work directly with the community and we will continue to do so. Additionally, our law enforcement partners play an integral part in crime reduction. We will continue to work alongside our county, state, and federal law enforcement partners as part of a coordinated plan to root out drugs and guns in our neighborhoods. The result of such coordination was seen in a recent joint operation just last month that seized multiple firearms and arrested 18 individuals, several of whom were wanted for murder.

Anyone with information is asked to call (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed to mchtftips@mercercounty.org.

Shooting leaves two injured in Trenton Westward

Trenton, NJ ( Mercer ) Two people are wounded after being shot in Trenton Westward Monday evening at 6:37 Pm in the 100 block of Sanhican Drive, police have not made any arrests the victims were transported to Capital Health trauma center. The Trenton Police shooting response team is investigating the cause of the shooting under the direction of detective Sergeant Yolanda Ward is continuing the investigation.

Trenton Fire Officials Investigating Second Early Morning House Fire

Trenton, NJ ( Mercer) Trenton firefighters and mutual aid Fire Departments responded to the unit block of Race Street after getting a call for a house on fire just after 5 Am. Smoke could be seen coming from the attic in both houses, slick road conditions and freezing temperatures made it tough for firefighters. The fire was placed under control just after 5:45 Am. Both residents in the homes made it out safely without being injured. The Trenton Fire Marshal and the Trenton Police are investigating the cause of the fire.

One dead following Multi alarm fire in South Ward

Trenton, NJ ( Mercer) Trenton firefighters are battling a 3 alarm blaze in the South Ward of Trenton on Elm Street. The fire broke out just after 1 Am Saturday, one person was removed from the fire and pronounced dead. Fire chief reporting most of the fire has been knocked down just shortly after 3Am and they are now checking for additional hotspots, the fire extended to at least 3 homes. The Fire department placed the fire under control at 3:34 am. The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

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