Lewis Williams Biography — Wiki
Lewis Williams was identified as the young man who was allegedly shot and killed by two teenagers, aged 16 and 17, outside a supermarket in South Yorkshire. The boys, both from Doncaster, were charged this evening in connection with the shooting of Williams outside a Farmfoods shop in Mexborough.
The teens, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were charged with murder, possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and criminal damage. The 16-year-old boy has also been charged with assault.
Lewis Williams Age
Lewis Williams was 20 years old at the time of death.
What we know so far about Lewis Williams
Lewis Williams died of shotgun wounds to his neck and face during the incident on Wath Road just before 5 pm on Monday. The suspects have been remanded in custody and will appear before Doncaster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
A 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed pending further inquiries.
In addition, a 22-year-old man and a 32-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder both remain in police custody. Another 20-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on bail pending further inquiries.
Tributes paid to Lewis Williams
Several friends paid tribute to Mr. Williams.
Emma Jane said: ‘RIP Lewis, such a tragic loss, will always remember your cheeky smile.’
Shana Squires added: ‘Sleep tight Lewis, going to miss you. Forever in my heart.’
And Gavin French wrote: God bless you sunshine, sleep tight and I will take care of our Nadey.
‘Until we meet again, fly high sunshine, fly high.’
Lewis Williams GoFundMe
The family has started a GoFundMe page to help pay for Lewis’s funeral costs.
It has so far earned £585 for its £2,000 target.
Forensics officers were seen combing the street outside the supermarket for evidence as the area was cordoned off earlier this week. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue officers and Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics also attended the scene.
DCI James Axe, leading the investigation, said: ‘This was a horrific incident in which a young man has tragically lost his life.
‘We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have been driving in the area of Wath Road at the time of the incident and may have dashcam footage.
Anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 495 of 11 January or contact independent charity Crimestoppers to give information anonymously. Alternatively, you can also provide information directly to the investigation team via the Major Incident Public Portal.