Man shot Friday dies in hospital
A 24-year-old man who was shot on Friday night has died, according to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office.
Late Saturday night Prosecutor’s office spokeswoman Casey DeBlasio said that the 24-year-old victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital on Saturday afternoon. The man was shot around 11:15 p.m. on Friday in the 100 block of Rosemont Avenue.
The victim has been identified as Jovan Marino.
The man becomes the first homicide victim this year, and the case remains under investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force.
His death comes among a spate of shootings that left at least four other men injured in less than 24 hours. A man who was shot on Saturday evening in the area of Walnut Avenue and Chambers Street remains in extremely critical condition after being shot around 6 p.m., according to police.