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Mercer County Authorities Investigate Two Homicides in Trenton

By rlsmetro on

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating two separate shooting homicides that occurred in Trenton on Monday, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

Officials said Trenton police responded to the area of 14 Breunig Avenue at approximately 1:45 p.m. on Monday Officers located Mr. William Mitchell, 33, of Trenton, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds at the Breunig Avenue Park.

He was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later.

According to police, a few hours later, just after 8 p.m., Trenton police were called out to a Shot Spotter activation on Ellsworth Avenue. Mr. Jermel Carter, 38, of Trenton, was found on the side of 57 Ellsworth Avenue unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There have been no arrests and both cases are actively being investigated.

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