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Fatal Shooting at Donnelly Homes in Trenton Under Investigation

By rlsmetro on

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating an overnight shooting at Donnelly Homes that left one man dead.

According to officials, just after 11 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, Trenton police received a Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds at 900 Southard Street.  

Also, a Trenton Police Donnelly Homes post was parked stationary approximately 50 yards away from the shooting and heard gunshots.  

Police officials said that the officers immediately drove toward the shots and encountered the male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  

According to officials, the victim, identified as 26-year-old Melvin Williams of Trenton, was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later.

No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detective Scott Peterson of the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. 

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Photo from the Trenton Housing Authority