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UPDATE: Man Killed in Shooting in Trenton

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The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating a shooting that occurred in Trenton just after midnight, resulting in the death of a Trenton man.

According to police, at approximately 12:20 a.m. on July 15, the Trenton Police Department received reports of several gunshots from the rear of 828 Edgewood Avenue and Niagara Alley.

Police report that patrol officers responded to the area and located Jahson Phillips, 23, on Niagara Alley, suffering from gunshot wounds to the torso.

According to police Phillips was later pronounced dead by Capital Health Regional Medical Center Personal.

Police have not released any information about suspects at this time.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are continuing to investigate this shooting.

They ask anyone with information to call (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed to