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Wave of Shootings Rattles Trenton: Multiple Injuries Lead to Intense Joint Investigation


By: Richard L. Smith 

A series of separate shootings in Trenton has left multiple victims injured, prompting a joint investigation by Mercer County law enforcement and Trenton Police.AdThe incidents occurred Friday evening and continued into early Saturday morning, creating a wave of concern across the community.

The first shooting was reported around 5:45 p.m. at 802 Southard Street.

Upon their arrival, officers discovered a male victim with gunshot wounds. He was quickly rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

During this incident, a second EMS unit was requested for another injured person, though it's currently unclear if their injuries were related to gunfire.

Later, at approximately 8:10 p.m., police responded to 137 Frazier Street following several 911 calls about a shooting.

There, they found two victims, possibly juveniles, also suffering from bullet wounds. The injured pair were transported to the hospital, but the severity of their injuries remains unconfirmed.AdThe final incident of the night occurred around 1 a.m. Saturday at 1431 South Clinton Avenue, where gunfire resulted in one person suffering a bullet wound to their face.

Officers cordoned off the area and began a search for evidence to determine a motive. It is believed that three black males fled the scene on foot and are still at large.

As of now, neither Trenton nor Mercer County authorities have reported any arrests.

The motives behind these shootings are still under active investigation, leaving the community on edge and in search of answers.