A suspected hit-and-run driver faces charges for running down a man Sunday after an argument at a Philadelphia bar.
The driver, Frederick Falcon, 22, and the victim, Jason Corona, 24, reportedly got into a fight at Union Tap before getting tossed out and Falcon running down Jason with his car, according to NBC Philadelphia. (RELATED: REPORT: Man Kills Teenager He Believed Was ‘Republican Extremist’)
UPDATE: Frederick Falcone,22, of Birch Road in Northeast Philadelphia has surrendered just now at 9am. Driver who @PhillyPolice say “intentionally ran over” and killed 24 year old man Sunday 2am in parking lot of Union Tap on Comly Road at Roosevelt Blvd. @FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/zt3M5odc5F
— Steve Keeley (@KeeleyFox29) November 22, 2022
Corona was transported to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital where he eventually succumbed to his injuries at 3 a.m., CBS Philadelphia reported.
Falcon turned himself in around 9 a.m. Tuesday and is facing charges of with third-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, homicide by vehicle and related offenses, according to NBC Philadelphia.
“I just heard a whole bunch of yelling and screaming and loudness towards the bar and Steve’s Steaks that is over there,” explained Richard Witten, who works nearby, according to. “That’s basically what I heard. It was just all kinds of commotion going on. It was pandemonium.”