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NJ Capital Sees First Homicide Of 2011

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Less than two days into the year, New Jersey’s capital city has seen its first homicide.

Police said one man was killed and another wounded during a house party shooting Monday.

Eddy Jamar Bell, 32, was shot to death following an argument with two gunmen, who walked into the a home in the West Ward after 1 a.m.

Police Capt. Joseph Juniak said Bell was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not identified the other man shot, a 30-year-old Trenton man who was shot in right leg.

Police did not have a motive for the shooting.

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