Man shot multiple times in West Ward dies, authorities say

A 23-year-old city man is dead after an early morning shooting in the area of Hoffman and Rosemont Avenues in the city’s West Ward Saturday morning.

At approximately 5 a.m. Trenton Police were in the area of Hoffman Avenue and the 100 block of Rosemont Avenue when they heard gunshots, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office said.1964473_1537470066478245_700058262_n

According to Casey DeBlasio, spokeswoman for the Prosecutor’s office, police arrived to see a large group of people running in the 200 block of Rosemont Avenue. Upon their arrival, police found a man, identified as Jamer Jay Greenfield, lying on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, including one to the chest. He was taken to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he died a sort time later, DeBlasio said. It’s not clear exactly when Greenfield was pronounced dead.

At this time a motive has not been established and no suspect description was immediately available.

The death is under investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force.
Investigators are asking that anyone who may have witnessed the shooting please call the county’s homicide task force at (609) 989-6406. Or use the Trenton police confidential tip line at (609) 989-3663. Tipsters may also call the Trenton Crime Stoppers tipline at (609) 278-8477. Those wishing to text a tip can send a message labeled TCSTIPS to Trenton Crime Stoppers at 274637.

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