Philadelphia police on Monday identified four of the five people slain in the city on Friday and over the weekend.
About 9:45 p.m. Saturday, a 43-year-old man, identified as Khrshed Akrmov, was stabbed in the side in his apartment on the 13000 block of Bustleton Avenue in Somerton and died nearly 12 hours later at Aria Health-Torresdale Campus, police said.
Police that night arrested Victor Kumralov, 58, who also lives in that apartment. He was in custody and is expected to be charged with murder and related offenses. An argument preceded the attack, police said.
Police on Monday also said a man who was shot on 56th Street near Chestnut in West Philadelphia about 3:30 a.m. Sunday died about four hours later at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
The victim, who has not yet been identified, was found by officers outside on the 5500 block of Chestnut, suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest. No arrest has been made.
Meanwhile, a victim fatally stabbed in Kensington Saturday morning was identified by police as Christopher Bucolo, 37, of the unit block of North Ridgeway Avenue in Folcroft, Delaware County. Officers found the victim outside on the 300 block of East Tusculum Street about 5 a.m., suffering from a stab wound to his right side. He was taken by medics to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly afterward. No arrest has been made.
Police identified a man fatally shot on the 1300 block of Parrish Street in North Philadelphia Friday night as Horace Peaches, 38, of the 900 block of North Broad Street in North Philadelphia. Officers found the victim shortly after 9 p.m. in the driver's seat of a 2003 Chevrolet Impala, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was taken by police to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly afterward. No arrest has been made.
Police also identified a victim who died Friday afternoon in a double shooting on the 600 block of Rising Sun Avenue in Hunting Park as Luis Alicea, 29, of the 4000 block of J Street in the Juniata Park neighborhood of the city.
The shooting happened about 4:10 p.m. At the scene, officers were told that the victims had been taken by private vehicle to Temple University Hospital. Officers then learned at the hospital that Alicea, who was shot multiple times, was pronounced dead at 4:27 p.m. Friday.
The second shooting victim, a 24-year-old man who was shot in an arm, was initially at Temple in critical condition. On Monday, police reported he was in stable condition. No arrest has been made.