In addition to a bartender who was stabbed to death during a robbery in South Philly at 1:15 a.m. Sunday (see separate story, Page 41), here's what happened over the weekend:
Four shot, one killed in N. Philly
* Spangler Street near
Police at 1:19 a.m. Sunday rushed to the report of a person with a gun and found multiple shooting victims.
A 33-year-old man, shot in the head, was pronounced dead by medics at the scene.
A 19-year-old man who was shot in the left hand, ribs and buttocks, and a 38-year-old man who was shot in the right ankle, were both taken to Temple University Hospital.
A short time after the shooting, police discovered that another man, 34, was shot in his left leg and was being taken by private vehicle to Albert Einstein Medical Center. The three injured men were in stable condition.
Cops described the shooter as a black man who possibly fled in a black Jeep last seen driving the wrong way south on Spangler Street.
Man fatally shot in University City
* Market Street near 40th
An officer on patrol in his car about 1:10 a.m. Sunday heard gunshots. He turned onto Market Street, where he saw a man running south on Preston. The man, who had been shot, collapsed in front of the police car. The man was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 3:15 a.m.
Police did not have identifying information on the victim and did not have information on the shooter.
Man shot to death in Mantua
* 38th Street near Haverford
About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to a report of a shooting, then learned that the victim, a 26-year-old man, had been taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center by private vehicle. The victim, who was shot in his right arm and back, was pronounced dead at the hospital at 12:15 a.m. Sunday. Police were still searching for the shooter.
Man accosted, shot in W. Philly
* Peach Street near Master
About 4 a.m. Sunday, a 45-year-old man was approached by three men who had gotten out of a dark vehicle, police said. One of the men asked him for a light.
The victim told police that he believed he was going to be robbed, so he ran. He then heard a pop and felt a burning pain in his left buttocks, police said. He called police when he got home and was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The victim described the three men as black and dressed in black. One of the thugs had a light complexion and the other two had a dark complexion.
Dozing man in car awoken, then shot
* Clementine Street near
A 17-year-old male sleeping in the driver's seat of a 2001 Cadillac said he awoke about 6 a.m. Saturday to an man pointing a gun at his face. The victim said he tried to pull the gun away from his face, then heard a shot and felt pain in his left arm.
He told cops he then passed out and when he woke up, he didn't see anyone around. He ran across the street to a house, where someone called police. The victim said he didn't know that he had also been shot twice in the left leg until he was sitting on the steps waiting for police. He was taken to Temple University Hospital and was in stable condition. He described the shooter as black, dark-complexion, 16-20 years old, 5 feet 10 to 6 feet, thin, and wearing a red T-shirt and blue jeans.
Went to buy cigs, then was shot
* Tulpehocken Street near
Musgrave, East Germantown
A 23-year-old man told police that he went to buy cigarettes at the Lukoil gas station at Chew Avenue and Washington Lane early Saturday, then was shot as he was walking home.
Police found the man about 2:40 a.m. on Tulpehocken Street. He was shot in the back and in both legs. He was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center and was in stable condition. The victim was not able to describe the shooter.
The man suffered a broken left leg and broken left ribs.
in April slaying
* Grays Ferry shooting
Authorities on Sunday arrested a man who they said was on the lam in the April 20 shooting of an bystander and mother, Clarice Douglas, 45, who was killed outside her home on Corlies Street near Dickinson in Grays Ferry.
Shekinah Williams, 28, of Sears Street near 21st in Point Breeze, was arrested without incident on 16th Street near Tasker, also in Point Breeze, police said.
Police said Williams and another man, Hakeem Burley, 23, of Snyder Avenue near 27th Street in South Philly, were running down Corlies Street about 2:30 p.m. that April day and shooting at each other.
Williams now faces charges in Douglas' death, police said.
Burley was previously arrested and was charged with firearms offenses, but not with murder.
set on fire
* Kensington and Juniata Park
The Fire Department responded to three reports of car fires on Saturday. All were declared arson.
The first call was at 3:12 a.m. for a 1995 Jeep Cherokee on Estaugh Street near I in Kensington. The second came at 4:12 a.m. for a 2008 Honda Accord on Castor Avenue near Hunting Park in Juniata Park. The third report came at 5:21 a.m. for a 1992 Honda Accord on 4200 Markland Street near Hunting Park Avenue, also in Juniata Park.
Shooting at b'ball court wounds 4
* Ogontz & Olney avenues, Logan
Four people were hospitalized with non-life threatening gunshot wounds Sunday night after police say two gunmen fired on a crowded basketball court and picnic area.
Cops said about 100 people were playing basketball, watching the game and having a cookout in Kemble Park, at Ogontz and Olney avenues, when two men opened fire on the crowd from behind trees.
A 20-year-old woman was hit once in her left thigh, a man the same age was hit in his right shin, a 21-year-old man was also hit in his right shin and a 22-year-old man was hit in his ankle, police said. All victims were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center and listed in stable condition Sunday night.
An off-duty police officer witnessed the shooting, investigators said. He was being interviewed at the Northwest Detective Division. Police said the shooters were described as two young black men between the ages of 18 and 21, one wearing a black shirt and the other wearing a gray shirt.
3 Shot in Cobbs Creek Dispute
* Irving Street near 61st
A 24-year-old woman was in critical condition Sunday night and two men were hospitalized after they were shot during what police say may have been a domestic dispute in Cobbs Creek.
Cops said gunfire erupted outside on Irving Street near 61st just before 9 p.m. The woman, struck in the facee, was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania by police.
A 19-year-old man was also shot several times in both shoulders. He was dropped off at HUP in a private auto, cops said, which fled the area before police arrived. That man was also listed in critical condition and was being held as a prisoner Sunday night as police investigated the possibility that he may have initiated the shooting.
A 25-year-old man was also shot in the forearm, cops said. He was taken to HUP and listed in stable condition.
- Julie Shaw