5 Killed, 26 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

16-year-old girl shot 3 times in the chest

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    About 1:30 a.m., police responding to a call of shots fired found Daniel Dilce, 35, shot multiple times and slumped over the wheel of a vehicle in the 1300 block of North Lorel Avenue, police said. He was later pronounced dead.

    Five people were killed and 26 others were wounded in shootings across the city from Friday afternoon into Sunday morning, police said.

    The weekend’s first fatal shooting happened early Saturday about 1:50 a.m. in the 5200 block of South Honore Street, police said.

    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.

    Later Saturday 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 –- who the medical examiner’s office declined to identify Sunday morning pending family notification –- was pronounced dead at 3:47 a.m. Sunday.

    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 -- identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 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, police said.

    About 1:30 a.m., 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, police said.

    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, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

    Three minutes later, a woman riding in the front passenger seat of a van in the 7600 block of South State Street was shot in the abdomen and shoulder when a shooter fired at the van, police said. The driver took her to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, where the 25-year-old was pronounced dead.

    However, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said Tiffany Edwards, 25, of the 8600 block of South King Drive, was dead on the scene before she arrived at the hospital.

    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.

    No one is in custody for any of the shootings as of early Sunday. Area detectives are investigating.