Near North Side west to the Austin neighborhood and as far south as 107th Street.
That brought the weekend toll from shootings in the city so far to five
people dead and at least 28 wounded. From Friday evening into Saturday morning, 10 people had been
shot, one of them fatally.
The girl was shot three times in the West Englewood nighborhood Saturday
evening. The other three who died in overnight violence included one of three
people shot on the street in Cragin, a woman shot in a van in Chatham and a man
shot while sitting in a car in North Austin.
The girl was identified as 16-year-old Shakaki Asphy, of the 4200 block of
South Vincennes Avenue, by the Cook County medical examiner's office.
The girl had no gang affiliations and no arrest history, according to police.
She and a 21-year-old man were shot about 7 p.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of
West 70th Place in the West
Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
The girl was shot in the abdomen and taken in serious-to-critical condition
to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where she died at 3:47 a.m. Sunday
The man, who police said was a gang member, was shot in the left leg and also
taken to Christ, where his condition was stabilized, according to the Chicago
Fire Department and police.
The other shootings across the city overnight included:
• Three people were shot about 12:35 a.m. Sunday in the 2400 block of North
Laramie Avenue in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, Chicago
Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
Jaime Ocampo, 32, of the 3100 block of North Natchez Avenue, was pronounced
dead at the scene. A woman, 43, was shot in the foot and a man, 46, in the leg,
police said. The woman was taken to West Suburban Hospital and the man to Mount
• Daniel Dilce, 35, died at Stroger
Hospital after he was about 12:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of North Lorel
Avenue in the North Austin neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said.
Dilce was sitting in a car across from his home when someone walked up and
started shooting, authorities said. He was pronounced dead at Stroger about 2:15
• Tiffany Edwards, 25, died after being shot about 1:30 a.m. Sunday in the
7600 block of South State Street in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side,
Edwards was in a van when someone approached and started shooting, police
said. The van's driver took her to St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center,
where she was pronounced dead. Edwards had lived in the 8600 block of South
Martin Luther King Drive.
• Two men were shot at about 10:39 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of South
Kolin Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. One of the men was
shot in the hand and the other man was shot in the leg, police said. Both were
taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.
• A man was shot in a possible robbery attempt about 6 a.m. Sunday in the
2000 block of East 93rd Street in the Pill Hill neighborhood on the Southeast
Side. He was struck in the knee while standing on his porch, police said.
• About 4:30 a.m. Sunday, a man was shot in the leg in the 2100 block of West
18th Street in the Heart
of Chicago neighborhood on the Near Southwest Side, police said. He was in
good condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. Details about that shooting weren't
• Three people were shot about 3 a.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of North
Sedgwick Street in the Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side, police
said. A 26-year-old man was shot in the chest and taken by Chicago Fire
Department paramedics to Northwestern
Two other men, 27 and 29, walked up to the same hospital with gunshot wounds.
The younger man was shot in the arm and the older shot in the ankle. Police said
the two would not cooperate with police. All three told police they "heard shots
and felt pain."
• A man in his 20s was found shot in the 6000 block of West Wabansia Avenue
in the Galewood neighborhood on the Northwest Side about 11 p.m. Saturday,
police said. He was shot near the intersection of Menard Avenue and North
Avenue, and police believe he walked to the place where he was found.
• A man was shot in the back three times about 10:15 p.m. Saturday on the
2700 block of West Thomas Street in the Humboldt
Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was in serious condition
at Stroger Hospital, Chicago Police News Affairs Sgt. Antoinette Ursitti said.
Angel Colon and his father Jesus were dozing off when the "pop, pop, pop,
pop" of gunfire rang out just 50 feet from their front steps in the Belmont
Cragin neighborhood early this morning.
The two went outside their home and watched as evidence technicians took
photos and detectives checked neighboring homes for bullet holes in the 2300
block of North Laramie Avenue. Police had already found a target of those
bullets: Jaime Ocampo, one
of four people killed in separate shootings overnight.
Angel Colon said he heard 10 to 15 shots shortly after 12:30 a.m. Then police
sirens minutes later.
Blue lights reflected off the windows of two- and three-flats as police cars
parked at each end of the crime scene blocked off Laramie Avenue between Medill
and Fullerton avenues. Unmarked cars sat nearby, next to a forensic evidence
A green Toyota Corolla had its front driver side window shot out, and there
was a bullet hole in its back window. Evidence markers were set next to eight
Ocampo, 32, was shot on the porch of a three-flat apartment building.
Ocampo's family gathered on the north end of the crime scene and stood
watching police in the rain. They couldn't get close but feared the body
slouched near the door was their relative. Then someone called Ocampo's mother
from her son's phone to tell her that her son had been shot.
"We don't even know who called," said Ocampo's sister Faviola Ocampo, 26.
Police told the family that Ocampo, of the 3100 block of North Natchez
Avenue, was shot after an argument with another man, Faviola Ocampo said. A
43-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man were also shot but their wounds were not
serious, police said.
Ocampo lived with his mother and worked at a factory with his father.
Ocampo was in a gang when he was younger, his family said, and his mother
warned him to stop hanging out with the same people. "We moved, and our mom told
him, 'Don't hang around them, all you'll get is trouble,' " said a relative.
Faviola Ocampo consoled her sister Lorena, who was holding a small child in
pink shirt while a detective talked to them around 4 a.m. Sunday. Police told
them they'd have to go to the morgue later in the morning.
"Do you know how long that is for a mother?" asked a relative, who didn't
want to be identified.
The family was preparing to leave a short time later to get some sleep before
heading to the Cook County medical examiner's office, Faviola Ocampo said.
Ocampo had three children who are between 12 and 14 years old and who are
from two relationships and live with their mothers.
"They don't even know,” Faviola Ocampo said. "It's going to be hard to tell
Ocampo was hoping to visit his oldest child, a daughter, in California. He
communicated with her on Facebook
and spoke with her on the phone, Faviola Ocampo said, and last saw the child
when she was an infant.
"He was really hoping to see her," she said, holding back tears. "He'll never
get to see her again."