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UPDATE: Woman Shot Dead by Ex-Boyfriend, Son Wounded in Murder Suicide


By: Richard L. Smith 

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a murder-suicide in Trenton Sunday Night. 

According to the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department, at approximately 6:35 p.m. on, Trenton Police responded to a Spot Shotter activation for multiple rounds in the 100 block of Pennington Avenue. 

Upon arrival, officers located two gunshot victims at the intersection of Monroe Street and Pennington Avenue. 

Officials said an adult female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later. 

An adult male was transported to the hospital and is being treated for a gunshot wound to the hand. 

The fatal shooting victim has been identified as Ms. Nyeisha Saunders, 41, of Trenton. 

Police said Ms. Saunders’ 19-year-old son is the surviving victim who was shot in the hand. 

Police have identified Antione Brown, 46, of Trenton, as the individual who shot Ms. Saunders and her son before fatally shooting himself. 

Authorities confirmed that Brown and Ms. Saunders had a previous dating relationship.

The investigation remains active.