TRENTON, N.J. (CBS/AP) – A 90-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting death of his neighbor on a side street across from police headquarters in Trenton, authorities said. Trenton police said three detectives “were close enough to hear the gunfire” shortly before 6:30 p.m. Saturday and immediately responded to the scene.
They found a woman with gunshot wounds and entered the home to find 90-year-old Clent Morris with a wound to his eye, police said.READ MORE: Amtrak Forced To Reduce Service Along Northeast Corridor Due To COVID-Related Staffing Shortage
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Her name wasn’t immediately released.
Morris was arrested and taken to a hospital for treatment. Police said a handgun was recovered.READ MORE: No Injuries In West Philadelphia House Fire, Officials Say
Trenton police said it appeared the suspect and victim “knew each other and have had disputes with each other in the past.”
Detectives with the Mercer County homicide task force are to bring charges after their investigation has been completed.MORE NEWS: Mother Of Cheltenham Township Single-Car Crash Victim Speaks Out After Incident Left 1 Person Dead, 4 Others Injured: ‘It's Horrible’
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