PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police in Philadelphia responded to a call about a double stabbing in Old City in the early hour of Saturday morning.
Three men were in an apartment playing cards when it turned violent.READ MORE: Sixers Fall To Brooklyn Nets In Home Opener As Ben Simmons Saga Continues
One man struck another with a bottle on the head.
In retaliation, the man that had been struck with the bottle responded by stabbing the other man.READ MORE: Southwest Philadelphia Shooting Leaves Man Wounded, Police Say
The fight escalated and stab wounds to the head and upper body were reported as injuries that both men sustained.
The other man remained safe as he witnessed the incident.MORE NEWS: Frankford High School Unveils New Solar Training Lab For Students
Both men were transported to Hahnemann University Hospital in critical condition, but they are expected to survive.