Shooting, car crash leave several dead, wounded in Trenton

A shooting and car crash left several people dead and wounded in Trenton last night. Police responded to a report of shots fired on East

Police responded to a report of shots fired on East State Street and Olden Avenue at 11:14 p.m.

Police responded to a report of shots fired on East State Street and Olden Avenue at 11:14 p.m. (8/4/13)

TRENTON - A shooting and car crash left several people dead and wounded in Trenton last night.

Police responded to a report of shots fired on East State Street and Olden Avenue at 11:14 p.m. They also received a separate report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle which overturned on East State Street.

Upon arrival, police found 52-year-old Barry Church on the front steps of a home with a gunshot wound to the underarm area. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 23-year-old male driver of the overturned Chevrolet Blazer was found dead with a gunshot wound to the neck. His vehicle struck multiple parked cars and two female pedestrians before overturning. One 23-year-old woman from Philadelphia is in critical condition and is being treated at Capital Health. A 22-year-old from Trenton is listed as stable.

While police were investigating the scene, an 18-year-old man from Trenton reported to Capital Health with a gunshot wound to his leg. Police have not said if there is any connection to the East State Street shooting.

This morning, a person arrived at Capital Health with wounds to the stomach area. That person died at 8:45 a.m. Police again have not said if his wounds were connected to the East State Street shooting.

Anyone with information about any of the incidents is urged to call Trenton police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-278-TIPS.

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