Another day, another shooting in Trenton as one more shot and killed

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TRENTON, NJ – The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating an overnight shooting homicide in Trenton.

At approximately 3:25 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2021, Trenton police received a Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds in the 900 block of Brunswick Avenue.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  The victim, identified as 41- year-old Dartanian Ames of Lawrence, was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. Tips can also be emailed to

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