Two victims shot in Trenton, one deceased Tuesday afternoon

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TRENTON, NJ – Gunshots rang out in Trenton on Tuesday. Police were able to identify the location of the gunshots by a system call Shot Spotter that allows police to triangulate the sound of gunfire even if it was not reported by victims or witnesses.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department reported just after 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to the Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds fired in the 1100 block of N. Willow Street in Trenton. 

“Upon arrival, officers located two adult shooting victims, a male and a female,” the department said. ” The male victim was pronounced deceased a short time later.  The female shooting victim was transported to the hospital.”

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 mchtftips@mercercounty.org