New Jersey's capital city was again beset by gun violence over the weekend, including a domestic violence incident in which a man killed himself after fatally shooting his ex and injuring her son.

On Friday, Trenton police were called to the GT Bar and Lounge near the back entrance to New Jersey State Prison just after 10:30 p.m.

Officers found two men suffering gunshot wounds on the street in front of the bar. Both were rushed to the hospital.

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Harold Rosario, 19, died from his wounds. A 28-year-old man remains hospitalized this morning.

The Mercer County Prosecutor's Homicide Task Force is investigating, but have announced no suspects or arrests.

On Sunday, Trenton's Shot Spotter gunshot detection system alerted police to multiple rounds fired in the 100 block of Pennington Avenue around 6:30 p.m.

Prosecutors say Antione Brown, 46, of Trenton, fatally shot his ex-girlfriend. Her 19-year-old son was also shot in the hand but is expected to recover.

Nyeisha Saunders,46, was pronounced dead at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

Brown turned the gun on himself and had died from a shot to the head by the time officers found him inside, prosecutors said.

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While police said the investigation was ongoing, they believe the Sunday shooting was an isolated incidents and there was no immediate threat to the public.

Eric Scott is the senior political director and anchor for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at

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