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Pedestrian Trenton Police, found man dead in street was beaten before car ran over him.

The victim, whose identity was not released until his family was informed, was shot in the head by a man and retreated to South Clinton Avenue at Roebling Avenue and ultimately fell.

On the ground, the assailant stepped on the victim several times, causing her to lose consciousness.

Suspect Arrest

Justin Wilkes, 21, of Ewing was the forward, Mercer County prosecutors said Wednesday. The charge relates to grievous bodily harm, first degree, and endangered. Investigators arrested him on Tuesday evening, the office said.

Shortly after Wilkes left the victim on the road, the man was hit by a car and continued on his way.

Trenton Police previously reported that they tracked down driver Elber Yuman, 24, from West Windsor to Hamilton shortly after. On Sunday, investigators accused him of knowingly leaving the scene of the crash that resulted in death.

Mercer County homicide investigators cleared up the incident after finding surveillance tapes showing the victim’s attack, an act they attributed to Wilkes, who fled the area in a vehicle, said office.

When the Trenton police were dispatched at 11 p.m. The May 29 incident was reported as a pedestrian struck. When officers arrived, 911 operators said they heard two gunshots.

Police found the victim was bleeding from his head and had visible tire marks on his body, the office said.

The first witnesses found by investigators said the victim was on the road and fell to the ground when a white Honda Civic hit him and took off. A medical examiner found the victim had been run over and had facial wounds but no gunshot wounds, police said.

The prosecution will attempt to detain Wilkes until trial.

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