Tahaji Wells Killed by Trenton Police Department

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Gunfire blasted through a celebrated community event in Trenton leaving one person dead and 22 injured, police said. The 24-hour Art All Night event was a celebration of local artists. The shooting erupted around 2:45 a.m. Police said the shooting did not appear to be a targeted incident but a gang-related dispute that eventually led to an exchange of gunfire with police. Tahaji Wells was shot and killed by police after allegedly exchanging fire with at least two other suspects.

Victim's Name: Tahaji Wells

Agency Responsible: Trenton Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 33

Race: Black

Date of Death: June 17, 2018

County: Mercer

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3785

Geography: Urban

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