KILLADELPHIA: 5 More Dead Since U Went To Bed


skeleton_running.gifDAILY NEWS: Amid a busy weekend bustling with criminal activity, including four killings in about 12 hours, two stabbings and two shootings, police arrested two people accused of two of the crimes. Nicole Wilson, 26, was arrested yesterday after police said she beat a 66-year-old man to death at a Sunoco gas station in Logan. Police said Wilson beat the man after an argument over a cigarette about 4 a.m. on Broad Street near Windrim Avenue. The unidentified man was pronounced dead at Albert Einstein Medical Center at 5:23 a.m.

Derrick Whitfield, 23, was arrested yesterday. Police said he shot a man he followed out of the Last Call Bar, on Frankford Avenue near Vista Street, in Northeast Philadelphia, after an argument. Lt. Frank skeleton_running.gifVanore, a police spokesman, said Whitfield tracked the man to Decatur Street near Craig and shot him multiple times at about 2:25 a.m. The victim led police to Whitfield’s home on Aberdale Street near Tolbut, where he was arrested. Whitfield is charged with attempted murder, weapons charges and related offenses, Vanore said. Also, a 44-year-old man was found shot dead in West Oak Lane. The rest of the weekend violence, according to police, included:


11:08 p.m.: An unidentified 30-year-old man was stabbed once in the left shoulder near Margaret skeleton_running.gifStreet and Frankford Avenue, in Northeast Philadelphia. He was taken to Frankford Hospital-Frankford, where he was listed in stable condition.

11:51 p.m.: An unidentified 23-year-old man was shot once in the stomach near 7th Street and Allegheny Avenue, in North Philadelphia. He was taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.


1:16 a.m.: A 24-year-old man was stabbed once in the chest inside a home on Aramingo Avenue near Butler Street, in Port Richmond. Inside the same house, a 19-year-old man was stabbed once in the head. Both unidentified men were taken to Episcopal Hospital in stable condition.

skeleton_running.gif 1:45 a.m.: A 37-year-old man, identified as Marcus Davis, was shot once in the head inside Charlie B’s Bar and Grill, on Broad Street near Louden, in Logan. He died at Albert Einstein Medical Center at 2:05 a.m.A 28-year-old man was shot once in the back during the same incident, and was taken to Einstein in critical condition.

2 a.m.: Four unidentified men in their 20s were shot after leaving McDaniel’s bar, on 2nd Street near Snyder Avenue. Two were treated for their injuries and released and two remained hospitalized at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in critical condition. Police arrested David DiPrimo, 24, of 11th Street near Huntingdon, in connection with the shootings.

skeleton_running.gif 2:48 a.m.: Tyrone Miller, 44, was shot in the face, chest and shoulder on Limekiln Pike near Haines Street in West Oak Lane. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:55 a.m.

1:36 p.m.: An unidentified man in his 50s was found with a gunshot wound to the back in the lobby of a Philadelphia Housing Authority property on Busti Street near Holden, in University City. He died at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at 1:51 p.m.

5:49 p.m.: An unidentified 15-year-old male was shot once in the chest on Amber and Cambria streets, in Kensington. The teen died at Temple at 6:22 p.m. An 18-year-old man was shot three times in the chest in the same incident. He remained at Temple in critical condition. MORE

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