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UPDATE: Man Shot Several Times in Trenton; Fatal Injuries

By metrostaff on
Trenton

Mercer County officials are investigating a shooting homicide that occurred Monday evening in the city.

According to officials, at approximately 9:25 p.m. on October 10, Trenton police were dispatched to the rear of a residence in the 300 block of Ellis Avenue for a Shot Spotter activation for multiple rounds.

Officials say, prior to Trenton patrol officers responding, Ewing police officers were in the area of Princeton and Olden avenues on a motor vehicle stop when they heard gunshots.  

Ewing police responded to the area of the gunshots and located a black Ford Fusion parked in the middle of Greeley Alley.

As officers approached the vehicle, they observed an adult male in the driver’s seat shot multiple times.

The victim, identified as Daveigh Brooks, 25, of Ewing, was pronounced dead at the scene.