Trenton – Homicide victim identified

The Capital city’s 15th homicide victim has been identified as 21-year-old Jerome J Thomas, of Franklin Township, Somerset County N.J.

The victim was shot multiple times as he was exiting a car in the 600 blockof Southard St. Near the intersection of Brunswick Ave. just before 8 PM Friday evening.
He was transported to Capital health regional medical center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A witness reported hearing about a dozen shots.
The suspect was said to be a Black male who was last scene fleeing on Southern St.

Thomas is reported to have several prior run-ins with the law

The Mercer County homicide task force is investigating the murder anyone with information is asked to call the Mercer County homicide task force at 609-989-6406

Stay tuned to the Trenton post for more information on this developing story

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