The Mercer County Homicide Task Force responded to the first block of Chase Street in Trenton just before 4 p.m. on Tuesday
afternoon for a reported shooting homicide.
Officials said at approximately, 3:30 p.m., Trenton police responded to a call regarding a shot male.
Police and ambulance responded and found the victim in the street suffering a gunshot wound.
He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The victim has been identified as Mr. Joel Alexander, 49, of Trenton.