Man shot, killed on Trenton street; shooting marks city's 23rd homicide

A 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Trenton Tuesday night. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Rutherford Avenue

A 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Trenton Tuesday night.

A 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Trenton Tuesday night. (7/23/13)

TRENTON - A 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Trenton Tuesday night.

Police responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Rutherford Avenue and Marion Street at around 9 p.m.

Trenton has seen a number of shootings and killings in recent weeks. The most recent was an alleged drug gang leader who was gunned down early Sunday morning.

The city has been bracing for retaliatory shootings since that killing. Police have not said if this shooting is connected.

This is Trenton's 23rd homicide this year.
 

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