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NJ Man Charged With Fatal Trenton Shooting


“ By: Yuritza Arroyo

Mercer County authorities announced the arrest in connection with the shooting homicide of Daniel Garvin earlier this month.

According to officials, Rasheed Funderburg, 34, of Trenton, is charged with murder and firearms offenses.

Trenton Police say the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force took him into custody on Wednesday morning. The prosecutor’s office has filed a motion to detain the defendant pending trial.

According to Police, at approximately 8:21 p.m., on April 14, officers received a ShotSpotter activation for six rounds in the area of 328 Rutherford Avenue.

Police say they responded to the area and eventually located a male in an area behind 332 and 330 Rutherford Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. He was identified as Daniel Garvin, 46 years old, of Trenton.

Garvin was transported to the hospital but was later pronounced deceased. During the investigation, Detectives learned that Funderburg had engaged in a physical altercation with a younger male at the liquor store located at 210 Prospect Street immediately before the shooting.

According to officials, the younger male fled around the corner to Rutherford Avenue, and several individuals, including Funderburg, followed him.

Funderburg was seen retrieving a handgun and approaching an alleyway where the younger male had been seen running.

Funderburg then fired several shots down the alleyway from the street.

The victim, Daniel Garvin, was struck three times by gunfire as he walked through the alleyway.