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Teen girl, 15, was killed and three others were injured in a 'senseless' shooting in Trenton

A 15-year-old girl was killed and three others injured in a 'senseless' shooting in Trenton on Saturday evening.

Shemiah Davis was gunned down in the New Jersey capital early on Saturday evening and later declared dead at hospital. 

Authorities said multiple rounds of gunfire on Bellevue Avenue near North 25 Housing were reported at about 6:45pm on Saturday. 

Mayor W. Reed Gusciora and Acting Police Director Steve Wilson called the shooting 'senseless' and said 'We stand with these families in their hour of unspeakable pain.' 

The Mercer County prosecutor's office on Sunday confirmed the identification of the 15-year-old victim as Davis. 

Shemiah Davis, 15, was killed and three others injured in a 'senseless' shooting in Trenton, New Jersey, on Saturday evening

The office added the 19-year-old woman was in a critical condition after being shot multiple times while the 17-year-old man was recovering after being hit in the leg. 

The 20-year-old woman was also recovering from the shooting after suffering non-life-threatening shrapnel injuries from shattered glass and metal fragments.   

A neighbor told CBS: 'This is a sad life. Fifteen. I don't know what you're gonna do, maybe doctor, maybe teacher, something like that. Right now, she gonna be doing nothing because she died.' 

No arrests have yet been made in the case, which remains under investigation by the Trenton Police Department and Mercer County Homicide Task Force.  

Officials asked residents of the neighborhood including the housing complex and the public to come forward with any information. Davis' death was Trenton’s 22nd homicide this year.

The Mercer County prosecutor's office on Sunday confirmed the identification of the 15-year-old victim as Davis (pictured)

Shemiah Davis was gunned down in the New Jersey capital early on Saturday evening and later declared dead at hospital.

Gusciora and Wilson's statement added: 'The scourge of gun violence in cities across America is profoundly impacting our communities. 

'It is terrifying and unsettling to feel the weight of this issue so close to our home and our hearts.'

The pair said police were working to take more guns off Trenton's streets and bring down gun violence in the city. 

'Together, we can bring the offenders of this shocking crime before the law's full force and begin the process of healing for our entire city', they added.   

'The Trenton PD, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, the New Jersey State Police, and other law enforcement are working at the Real-Time Crime Center gathering information to take these criminals off our streets. 

'In addition, I ask residents of that neighborhood, including North 25 Housing and the public, to come forward with any information that might help us identify the perpetrators of these shootings and bring them to justice. 

'You can provide information in confidence to the Homicide Task Force of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office at (609) 989-6406.'

Shemiah Davis was gunned down on Bellevue Avenue near North 25 Housing early on Saturday evening

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