Trenton Police initially reported non-fatal injuries for a male found shot in one of the city's neighborhoods on Monday morning.
According to police, the early-morning incident happened around 12:50 a.m. near 215 Coolidge Avenue.
Officers arrived and found the unidentified person bleeding and could not immediately determine if the victim was stabbed or shot at that location.
EMS rushed the injured to an area hospital where doctors determined that the injury was a gunshot wound.
Trenton Police have launched an investigation into the shooting incident.
No arrests have been reported.