Among the victims of violence in the city this weekend were a pedestrian who was thrown through a grocery-store window in a hit-and-run and a man who was found with multiple stab wounds inside a burning house.
At 3:38 a.m. yesterday, a 36-year-old man ran up to a cop who was outside of the Fuzion Grill and Social Club on 2nd Street near American in Northern Liberties and said he'd just been stabbed, according to police.
The man, who was stabbed once in the abdomen, was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital where he remained last night in critical condition, police said.
Authorities have announced no suspects as yet in the case.
About 1:40 a.m. yesterday, Robert Servance, 23, was allegedly driving drunk in his 2002 Chevy Impala on Frankford Avenue near Pratt Street in Frankford when he drove the car on to the sidewalk and struck a 36-year-old pedestrian, police said.
The force of the impact sent the pedestrian through the plate-glass window of a Thriftway Supermarket, police said. He was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed yesterday in stable condition.
Servance allegedly fled the scene, but his car was seen less than a mile away on Mulberry Street near Harrison, police said.
He was subsequently arrested in a nearby house and charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, aggravated assault and additional charges, according to police.
Shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday, cops responded to a double shooting on Ashmead Street near Magnolia in Germantown that killed one man and critically injured another.
Shikeen Frederick, 30, suffered wounds to his head, throat and arm. Frederick, who lived on the block where the shooting took place, was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:14 p.m., police said.
An unidentified 30-year-old man with him was shot once to the left side of his chest and remains in critical condition at Einstein, police said.
At 4:53 p.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to a house fire on League Street near 8th in South Philadelphia and found a 22-year-old man in the bathroom of the home.
The man was had puncture wounds to his chest, abdomen and back, police said. He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was listed yesterday in critical condition.
No weapon was found inside of the home, and the exact cause and nature of the fire and the stabbing both remain under investigation, police said.
The weekend's violence started shortly after 9:30 Friday nght when Elijah Owens, 20, was found with gunshot wounds to his arm and torso in the rear driveway of a home on 19th Street near 69th Avenue, in West Oak Lane.