Trenton man dies after shooting, car crash

A city man has become Trenton’s 23rd homicide victim of 2012 after he was shot and then involved in a car accident near the Union Baptist Church.

The shooting happened in the area of Route 31 and Reservoir Street around 8:00 p.m.

A silver car had noticeable damage to its front end and a red car was on a front lawn in the northeast corner of the intersection.

The body remained in the car for a period of time before being removed by the Trenton fire department. It is unknown which vehicle the victim was in.

A woman was in the vehicle with the victim and was taken to Trenton police headquarters for questioning. She did not sustain any injuries.

The exact circumstances of the shooting and the accident have not been released by police.

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