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NJ-29 Shooting in Trenton Injures One

By rlsmetro on
Trenton

Trenton Police temporarily closed a section of NJ-29 after a shots-fired incident connected on one person on the highway on Tuesday morning. 

The shooting happened around midnight in the northbound lanes NJ-29 near Riverside Drive. 

Officers were dispatched to the scene after gunfire erupted in the area. 

Upon arrival, police say they found the unidentified driver of an SUV suffering gunshot wounds. Police said they found the vehicle crashed into the guardrail on the highway. 

The victim suffered a bullet wound in his leg, but he is expected to survive the shooting, according to police.

Police say detectives recovered multiple shell casings on the highway. 

Trenton authorities notified the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office to assist in the investigation.

IMAGE CREDIT: Peterson’s Breaking News of Trenton