Philly thugs didn't skip a beat this weekend as they sprayed their bullets all over the city, killing five people and injuring several others.
The first homicide for the weekend, cops said, happened on 5th Street near Cumberland shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday.
Police said 26-year-old Jacqueline Garrett, of Caskey Street near Lawrence, was shot in the chest.
She was rushed to Temple University Hospital where she was pronounced dead about 6:25 a.m.
The second weekend murder happened on Patton Street near York about 10 a.m. Saturday.
Cops said they found 60-year-old Joseph Brigman inside his home with multiple stab wounds and burns all over his body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
It was unclear whether Brigman's stab wounds or the fire caused his death, cops said.
A third bloody scene, in Southwest Philadelphia early yesterday, left one person dead and two injured, cops said.
The scene was discovered shortly after midnight in a house on 68th Street near Elmwood Avenue, where cops said three people were shot.
A 26-year-old man was shot once in the head and pronounced dead at the scene.
A 40-year-old woman was shot four times and rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where she remained in critical condition last night.
A 46-year-old man was shot once in the right hand, cops said. He was rushed to HUP where he was listed in stable condition.
Another weekend murder left a 37-year-old woman dead in Mayfair.
Police said an argument broke out between the victim and an unidentified man in a home on Fanshawe Street near Battersby and she was strangled.
The police public-affairs office said an arrest had been made, but homicide detectives gave no further details.
A final homicide, the 25th this year, left an unidentified young man dead and a 29-year-old man recovering from his wounds at a local hospital.
Cops said the young man, in his late teens to early 20s, was shot in the head and chest while sitting behind the wheel of a car parked on Newkirk Street near Oxford shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
His passenger, the 29-year-old, was shot in the side and the right arm.
He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was listed in stable condition. Police were looking for the occupants of a tan Chevy Impala with tinted windows.