Trenton – Afternoon shooting in South Trenton 

Trenton –
Police are investigating an afternoon shooting that occurred in the first block of Jersey Street just after 2:30 PM Monday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the Unit block of Jersey St. after receiving calls of multiple shots fired, witnesses say the shots possibly came from the direction of nearby Tremont Street. The victim was struck at least one time in the leg he was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

Sources tell the Trenton post the victim is a 16-year-old juvenile from HAMILTON.

Police and Mercer County sheriffs officers are scouring the neighborhood looking for evidence, At the intersection of Tremont & Jersey St.

 Police were looking through a vacant property for possible shell casings or a weapon, as other detectives were down on Hancock Street near the intersection of Home Avenue looking for evidence 

Traffic was closed on Home Avenue from Beatty Street to Hancock st.  And Jersey Street from Tremont to Home Ave. 

No arrests have been made

The incident is being investigated by the Trenton shooting response team 

609-310-NEWS (6397)

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