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Gunman Shoots Trenton Man in the Face; Fatal Injuries

By rlsmetro on

Authorities in Mercer County Homicide are investigating a shooting homicide that occurred Friday evening in Trenton.   

Officials said at approximately 7:10 p.m. on Friday, August 13, Trenton police received a 911 call for a male shot at McKinley Avenue and N. Anderson Street.   

Upon arrival, officers located the victim, identified as Javier Chaj-Ajtun, 33, of Trenton, shot in the face. 

Police said Chaj-Ajtun was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.  Trenton Police said no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.   

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Luis Vega at 609-989-6406. Tips can also be emailed to