PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (CBS) — Police are investigating a deadly stabbing overnight in Northeast Philadelphia.
It happened around 3 a.m. Saturday in the 7300 block of Revere Street in the city’s Mayfair neighborhood.READ MORE: Philadelphia Animal Shelters, At Or Near Capacity, Hope Betty White Challenge Leads To Forever Homes
Police say a 21-year-old man spotted a car driving the wrong direction down a one way street, and flagged down the driver. Authorities say the car slowed down, a man got out of the vehicle and stabbed the other man in the chest. The assailant then got back in the car and fled the scene.READ MORE: MLK DAY: Events, Days Of Service In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr.
The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.MORE NEWS: Wind Advisory In Effect In Philadelphia Region Monday After Snow, Rain Moved Through Delaware Valley
Police are searching for a suspect.