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UPDATE: 25-Year-Old Rancocas Man Shot Dead in Trenton

By landichoJ1 on

According to the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred in Trenton early Monday morning that left one victim dead. 

County officials said that at approximately 3:47 a.m., on August 23, Trenton police responded to Shotspotter activation on Fountain Avenue. 

The responding officers located a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was transported to the hospital in critical condition and succumbed to his injuries a few hours later.

Mercer County officials say the victim has been identified as Yanquai Edwards of Rancocas, NJ. 

The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Janaye Jones at the Mercer County Task Force office, (609)989-6406. Tips can also be emailed to