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NJ Man Charged with Murder


By: Richard L. Smith 

Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced the arrest of Mr. Chelsey White, a 38-year-old Trenton resident, for the murder of Shawn Moore.AdThe arrest resulted from a collaborative effort between the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department. White now faces charges of first-degree murder, along with several weapons-related offenses.

The incident that led to White's arrest occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on February 28, 2024, when Trenton police were called to the scene of a shooting at 428 Ardmore Avenue.

Upon arrival, they discovered Moore, 45, also from Trenton, unresponsive on a porch with a fatal gunshot wound to the chest. Moore was pronounced dead at the scene.

White was apprehended on a Sunday evening in Branchburg, NJ, by members of the U.S. Marshals New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force.AdIn light of the charges, the prosecutor's office has taken steps to ensure he remains detained pending his trial.

As the investigation continues, authorities are calling on the public for any information related to the case. Detective Tim Bruey of the Mercer County Homicide Task Force is the point of contact for tips, which can also be sent via email.

The community's cooperation is deemed crucial in piecing together the circumstances that led to this tragic event and ensuring justice for Mr. Moore.