10 Hurt, 1 Critically, Following Shooting at New Jersey Bar: Police

One victim was critically wounded and taken into emergency surgery, Trenton police spokesman Capt. Stephen Varn said

What to Know

  • New Jersey police say 10 people have been wounded following a shooting at a Trenton bar
  • Authorities say police were notified of gunfire at about 12:25 a.m. Saturday outside a bar in the 300 block of Brunswick Avenue
  • Trenton police spokesman Capt. Stephen Varn said five men and five women were transported to local hospitals

New Jersey police say 10 people have been wounded following a shooting at a Trenton bar.

Trenton officials say police were notified of gunfire at about 12:25 a.m. Saturday outside Ramoneros Liquor and Bar. Arriving officers found several victims in and around the building.

Police said five men and four women injured in the shooting were transported to local hospitals.

He said one victim was critically wounded and taken into emergency surgery.

A fifth woman sustained scrapes as she tried to run away from the gunfire, according to police.

At-large councilman Jerell Blakeley said on Facebook: "This kind of carnage shouldn't normal but is becoming a common occurrence. Every time the weather breaks, the madness descends in this city."

"I am calling for bringing in the troopers and National Guard to the City."

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