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2 arrested in fatal Mercer County shooting

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Deputies with the Mercer County Sheriff's Department tells 59News, two people have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting that happened on Thornton Avenue just outside of Princeton.

The names of those arrested are not being released just yet.


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Deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in Mercer County.

Dispatchers tell 59News that they got the call for the shooting around 5:30 a.m. Monday on Thornton Avenue, just outside of Princeton city limits.

59News is told the sheriff's department and state police are investigating.

Deputies are expected to release more information about the shooting Monday night.  Stay with 59News as we continue to follow this developing story.