One Man In Stable Condition After South Philadelphia Bar Fight

By John McDevitt

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A fight outside a South Philadelphia bar early Saturday morning ends with one man in the hospital and another in jail. The injured man is in stable condition.

Police say shortly before 2:00 a.m., a 45-year-old man confronted a 36-year-old man about an ongoing dispute outside Cookies Tavern at 10th and Oregon.

Officials say there was a physical altercation and several other men jumped in, beating the 45-year-old.

Police say the man was on the ground and was kicked and punched by the men; suffering lacerations to his head, face and body.

He was robbed of his 9mm handgun and Smartphone during the incident.

The 36-year-old man was taken into custody without incident.

Police are not releasing the identities of those involved.

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