15-year-old arrested after Trenton shooting, foot chase

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TRENTON, NJ – A Trenton teenager was arrested after a shooting and brief foot chase in the area of Oakland Street last Monday.

The Trenton Police Department announced today that a 15-year-old male suspect was arrested after a shot spotter alert notified police of the gunshots. Two shots were fired in total.

“.While in the area and conducting their investigation, they observed a juvenile offender running from the area of the shots fired and ordered him to stop,” the Trenton Police Department said today in a statement. “After a brief foot pursuit he was taken into custody and found in possession of a Jimenez Arms .9mm semi-automatic handgun.”

No victims were located.

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The juvenile offender was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, obstructing the administration of law and resisting arrest by flight.