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: Upper Merion School District: Teachers, Staff Must Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Or Routinely Get Tested
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: COVID In PA: No New Restrictions In Philadelphia As COVID-19 Cases Rising, But 'Nothing Is Off The Table'
The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.MORE NEWS: Report: Sixers Sign Center Andre Drummond To 1-Year Deal
Police are searching for a suspect.