TRENTON, NJ -- A 19-year-old Hamilton man is dead after suffering multiple gunshots Thursday afternoon in Trenton. The Mercer County Homicide Task Force announced Friday that they are investigating the homicide of Raheem McKinnon, 19.

At approximately 4:15 p.m., the Trenton Police Department responded to report of multiple shots fired on the 900 block of Parkside Avenue. Upon arrival, officers observed a silver Jeep Commander with the hood up and the flashers on. Officers located two victims with multiple gunshot wounds. 

The first victim, identified as McKinnon, suffered gunshot wounds to the armpit, arms, legs and back.  A second victim, a 17-year-old male from Trenton, suffered gunshot wounds to the neck and thigh. Both victims were transported to the hospital where McKinnon was pronounced dead.  The second victim remains in critical condition.

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