On September 18, 2015 at approximately 11pm, Ewing Police were detailed to 901 Calhoun Street (D and A Market and Deli) on the report of a male with several stab wounds. Upon arrival, the victim, 45-year old male Trenton resident, was observed to be standing, conscious and alert, with a laceration on his left cheek and holding a blood soaked tissue to the back of his neck. The victim was transported, by ambulance, to Capital Health Regional Medical Center.
The perpetrator was identified as Michael Houston, a 25-year old male Trenton resident. A warrant was signed for his arrest for attempted homicide, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon. Houston was arrested on September 19, 2015 at his residence without incident and bail was set at $150,000 full cash/bond. Houston was processed and transported to Mercer County Correctional Center after he was unable to post bail.
The victim was treated at the hospital and released the next day.
If anyone witnessed this incident or has information pertaining to the incident, they are asked to contact P.O. David Morris at 609-882-1313 ext. 5561 or Det. Bob Litz at 609-882-1313 ext. 7595 or the Tip Line at 609-882-7530.
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