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UPDATE: 23-Year-Old NJ Man Shot Multiple Times


By: Richard L. Smith 

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting homicide in the city, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

Walk Officials said at approximately 6:56 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, 2023, Trenton police responded to a ShotSpotter notification reporting multiple shots fired in the area of Lamberton and Federal streets.

Upon arrival, Prosecutor Onofri said officers located a male gunshot victim in the driver’s seat of his parked gray 2010 Infiniti G37.

The vehicle and the victim, later identified as Mr. Jhosse Tolentino, 23, of Trenton, were each struck multiple times.

According to Prosecutor Onofri, Tolentino was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact MCHTF Detective Nick Barber at (609) 989-6406 or Sgt. Sherika Salmon at (609) 960-3119.

Information can also be emailed to