Trenton police make arrest in October murder

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Bridge in Trenton New Jersey seen at sunrise

TRENTON, NJ – On Thursday, October 27th, 2022, at approximately 1943 hours, Trenton police officers responded to the area of 351 Centre Street on a report of shots fired. The victim was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the left leg area.

The Mercer County Shooting Response Team (SRT) responded to the scene and took over the investigation.

“After weeks of combing through evidence and extensive investigative work, Detectives were able to identify the suspect,” the Trenton Police Department said.

On Thursday, November 17, in the early morning hours, SRT Detectives and the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit conducted a Fugitive Operation in the area of the Centre Street to arrest Steven S. Harper.

He was charged with criminal attempted homicide.

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