A 30-year-old woman died of a gunshot wound to the head early yesterday outside a bar in the 1900 block of Stenton Avenue, becoming the third person to die in weekend violence, according to Sgt. Anthony McFadden. She was the city's 137th homicide victim this year.
Zenelia Bishop, of the 4700 block of Bleigh Avenue, died at Einstein Medical Center shortly after the 1:26 a.m. shooting outside Charlie's Little Spot. When police arrived, they found two other victims, a 19-year-old with a bullet wound to the foot and a 27-year-old with a wound to the thigh. Both were acquaintances of Bishop and were treated at the hospital and released.
Police have identified the man who was killed at 5 p.m. Saturday in the 900 block of North 19th Street as Rasheem Johnson, 21, who lived nearby. He died of gunshot wounds to the chest and left arm. Earlier that day Liu Guici, 46, was slain in the 1700 block of South Sixth Street, near Watkins Street, in South Philadelphia. - Jan Hefler