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Man Dies in Trenton Double Shooting

By rlsmetro on

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting homicide in Trenton.

At approximately 1 a.m. on Sunday, May 22, Trenton police received three Shot Spotter activations for multiple locations in the 100 block of West Hanover Street.

Upon arrival, officers located an adult male lying on the sidewalk, suffering a gunshot wound.

He was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later. The victim has been identified as Ali Abdullah, 25, of Trenton.

While officers were on scene, a second shooting victim arrived at Capital Health Regional Medical Center by private vehicle. 

The 30-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder area and was taken into surgery. He is currently in stable condition.

The majority of the scene was located on the side of 142 West Hanover Street in the State of New Jersey parking lot. Numerous shell casings were located on the sidewalk next to the location.

Two vehicles were parked in the lot, and one had been struck numerous times.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. Tips can also be emailed