WEEK IN REVIEW: North Side teacher and South Side college student among 16 people killed last week

At least 16 people were killed during the week of October 9-15 in Chicago, including two school employees who died in separate incidents in the Far South Side Rosemoor and Far North Side Rogers Park neighborhoods.

Soimone 'CoCo' Mckay | Facebook

Soimone ‘CoCo’ Mckay | Facebook

Simone D. McKay, 26, was shot to death early Sunday morning on her porch in the 9600 block of South Forest in the Rosemoor neighborhood, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at 12:13 a.m., authorities said.

McKay was a part-time employee of the CPS Office of Early Education and was a senior biology major at Chicago State University. She was also a single mother of two young children.

Another shooting victim, Cynthia Trevillion, 64, was caught in gang crossfire in the 6900 block of North Glenwood in the Rogers Park neighborhood at about 6:30 p.m. Friday, authorities said.

Cynthia Trevillion | Chicago Waldorf School Community

Cynthia Trevillion | Chicago Waldorf School Community

Trevellion and her husband were walking to meet friends for dinner when she was struck in the head and neck. She was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where she died at 7:18 p.m.

Tevellion was a math teacher at the Chicago Waldorf School, where she had taught for the last 14 years.

Other homicides last week included:

  • A 26-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. Reno D. Wooldridge suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and arm at 12:33 p.m. in the 8300 block of South Justine, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Wooldridge was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died half an hour later. He lived on same block as the shooting.

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Andres Pina shot to death while waiting in vehicle outside friend’s home in Archer Heights

Andres Pina of southwest suburban Palos Hills was shot to death early Thursday in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The 24-year-old Pina was sitting inside a vehicle at 3:47 a.m., picking up a friend in the 4900 block of South Komensky, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The friend told investigators that he heard shots from outside and went out to find his friend unresponsive inside the vehicle.

Pina, who lived in Palos Hills, had been shot in the neck, and pronounced dead at the scene at 3:54 a.m., authorities said.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire