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UPDATE: Trenton Man Returning from Work Robbed, Shot Dead

By rlsmetro on

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a shooting homicide in Trenton, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

According to Mercer County, authorities Trenton Police responded to the 400 block of West Hanover Street just before 9 p.m. on Monday on a Shot Spotter activation.  

Upon arrival, they discovered Fred Davis, 43, suffering a gunshot wound.  

He was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later.

An early investigation indicates that Davis was arriving home from work at the time of the shooting.  

Authorities said he parked his vehicle in front of his residence and was approached by two black males who attempted to rob him.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact detective Marc Masseroni of the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406.

Information can also be emailed to