No arrests were made yesterday in the three killings. Police said their investigations continue.
Saturday brought a reprieve from the homicides that have given the city unfortunate national attention.
But just after midnight, the body of 19-year-old Terrence Walker was found lying under the Market-Frankford El in the 60th block of Market Street in West Philadelphia.
Sgt. Anthony McFadden said police were called to investigate a report of a man with a gun. Walker had been shot several times in the head. No other details were available.
Two hours later, police were called to the 5800 block of Germantown Avenue, where a they found a man lying face down, shot six times in the head, back and face. Police had not identified him by yesterday afternoon.
McFadden said initial reports indicated he might have been involved in an argument at the New Golden House, a Chinese restaurant that offers take-out and stays open late.
A City's Deadly Toll
Homicides reported by city police through 11:59 p.m. Saturday:
Total for the same period in 2006: 91
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