TRENTON — A city man was gunned down Wednesday evening on the first block of Bellevue Ave and pronounced dead shortly after he arrived at a local hospital, police said
Sources say the victim was shot several times and that the Mercer County Homicide Task Force was investigating, but no official confirmation was available about details.
Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed late Wednesday night that 18-year-old Taquan Ellerbe was found in the rear of a building on the first block of Bellevue Ave after police responded to a 9-1-1 call for a male shot and activation of the Shotspotter system.
Ellerbe was transported to Capital Health Fuld for “several gunshot wounds” and was pronounced deceased just before 6 p.m.
Officials said that the man’s family was at the hospital and informed of his death.