5 killed, including 16-year-old girl, 26 hurt in shootings in city
Five people have been killed and at least another 26 wounded in shootings across the city from Friday afternoon into Sunday morning.
A 16-year-old girl died after she was shot three times in the chest in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, officials said. The shooting occurred about 7 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 70th Place and also wounded a 21-year-old man.
Paramedics took both the 21-year-old man and 16-year-old girl to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where the man was listed in “stable” condition.
The 16-year-old girl, whom the medical examiner’s office declined to identify Sunday morning pending family notification, was pronounced dead at 3:47 a.m. Sunday.
The weekend’s first fatal shooting happened early Saturday about 1:50 a.m. in the 5200 block of South Honore Street.
Antonio Buck, 32, of the 5400 block of South Aberdeen Street, was killed in the shooting, and a woman was left in “guarded” condition with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
A one-hour span early Sunday saw three more separate fatal shootings on the West, Northwest and South sides, police said.
Three people sitting on a porch in the 2300 block of North Laramie Avenue were all shot about 12:30 a.m. when a gunman opened fire, police said. A 32-year-old man -- Jamie Ocampo, of the 3100 block of North Natchez Avenue -- was shot in the chest and died on the scene.
A 46-year-old man was also shot in the chest and was taken in critical condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said. A 43-year-old woman was shot in the leg and was listed in good condition at West Suburban Medical Center early Sunday.
About 1:30 a.m. Sunday, police responding to a call of shots fired found a man shot multiple times and slumped over the wheel of a vehicle in the 1300 block of North Lorel Avenue.
Daniel Dilce, 35, of the 1300 block of North Lorel Avenue, was pronounced dead at 2:13 am. at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
Three minutes later, Tiffany Edwards, 25, was riding in the front passenger seat of a van in the 7600 block of South State Street when multiple shots were fired at the van, striking her in the abdomen and shoulder, police said. The driver took her to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, where she was pronounced dead.
Non-fatal shootings across the city left 22 other people injured, police said. The wounded were mostly men in their 20s to 30s who were treated at area hospitals in “stable” condition, though five of the wounded were initially treated in critical condition.
The youngest victim was a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the 1000 block of North Long Avenue about 11 p.m. Friday when someone opened fire at a vehicle he was riding in, police said. The driver took him to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was in “stable” condition with a gunshot wound to the lower back.
Another bloody shooting about 3 a.m. Sunday, wounded three people on the Near North Side when shots rang out in the 1300 block of North Sedgwick Street, police said. One of the people shot said all three were outside when they heard shots and felt pain, but the other two men were not cooperating with police.
The most recent shooting happened about 6 a.m. in the 2000 block of East 93rd Street, when a teenaged suspect shot a 24-year-old man during a robbery attempt, police said.
Detectives on Sunday morning continued to investigate the shootings. No one was in custody for any of them as of Sunday morning.