Trenton: Afternoon shooting Jersey St.
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Police were called to the first block of Jersey St. Friday afternoon on a report of a shooting,
911 calls came in just after 3pm on a report of shots being fired near the intersection of Jersey St. And Tremont
Trenton Police and Mercer county sheriffs units responded to the area where they learned a male
was shot in the lower back /’buttocks area.
Witness say numerous shots were fired, and several shell casings could be seen in the street near the intersection of Jersey St. And Home ave.
Police had Home ave, from Beatty st. To Hancock st & Jersey st. from Tremont to Home ave. Blocked off for several hours while investigating the shooting.
Several other police officers were seen searching around a home on the 600 block of Beatty st. The suspect is said to have fled on foot from the scene.
Victim was taken to Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton.
The incident is being investigated by the Trenton shooting response team.
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