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UPDATE: 49-Year-Old Man Killed in Trenton Shooting

By rlsmetro on

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. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406.  Information can also be emailed