Friday night shooting victim identified as Robert Wright

Police have identified the man who was shot and killed Friday night as 32-year-old Robert Wright.

Around 5:45 p.m. Friday, Wright and a second victim were shot outside a liquor store in the 200 block of Hamilton Avenue. Wright, whose last known address is in Bridgeton, NJ, suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police say; and the second victim was struck in the leg.

Both men were taken to Capital Health Regional Medical Center, where Wright was later pronounced dead. The name of the second victim is being withheld, but police say he is a 30-year-old man from Ewing, and that his injuries are non-life-threatening.

No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting, and the case is being investigated by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force. Anyone with information can call 609.989.6406, or use the Trenton police confidential tip line at 609.989.3663.

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