Argument takes a life in South Philadelphia

One dead, one critical after argument in South Philly overnight

More than three-quarters of Philadelphia homicides result from gunfire but the fight that ended in death last night involved a knife and a hammer.

Storified by · Wed, Apr 25 2012 11:42:38

Photo by @joekaczmarek, reporting from the scene for @guncrisisnews. Kaczmarek posted more photos at
Joseph Kaczmarek – Photojournalist: Argument leads to fatal stabbing in South Phillyundefined
NBC10: A man was found dead on a South Philadelphia Street early Wednesday and a blood trail lead police to a violent scene.
Kids Witness Deadly StabbingNBC10 Philadelphia- Katy Zachry Two young children witnessed an argument that lead to a deadly stabbing inside a home along the 400 block…
CBS3: Investigators say a 39-year-old homeowner got into an argument with another man inside the home.
Argument Turns Deadly Inside South Philadelphia Home – CBS PhillyPHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a violent argument in South Philadelphia early Wednesday … “We believe the two individuals were fighting using a knife, as well as a hammer,” Chief Inspector Scott Small told news crews. He described it as, “a very, very violent struggle.”
Man dead, another wounded in S. Philly hammer, knife attackBreaking News Desk Police are investigating a deadly confrontation overnight between two men knives in South Philadelphia that left one d…
FOX29: The second man, who police said was the homeowner, had already been transported to Methodist Hospital with serious head and arm injuries. He was later transferred to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in critical but stable condition.
Police: Fight With Hammer, Knife Turns Deadly In South PhillyPHILADELPHIA – One man is dead and another hospitalized after a fight involving a knife and a hammer inside a Philadelphia home. Authorit…

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