Teen who killed over video games, weed sentenced to decades in prison


A West Allis teenager who was charged with shooting two friends over video games and marijuana in February 2017 was sentenced Friday to decades in prison.

Spencer Brian Lewis, 15, was sentenced to 34 years in prison, but he was credited one year since he had already been in prison for one year.

Lewis was charged as an adult with two counts of second-degree reckless homicide and one count of attempted armed robbery with use of force.


Shian Xaviere-Romaine Edwards, 19, was shot and killed inside a home on South 89th Street, near Becher Street. Edwards’ brother, 17-year-old Trajan Edwards, was also shot and died a few days later at an area hospital.

According to the charging document, Lewis and a 13-year-old friend planned to rob Trajan Edwards of a stash of marijuana but leave some behind so he would be reluctant to report the crime to police.

Shots were fired because Trajan Edwards fought back during the attempted robbery, and Lewis said he was afraid that he’d be shot if the gun got away from him.

The brothers’ mother, Farell Cahill, reported that she was watching television in another room when she heard gunshots. She saw the struggle when she came out of the bedroom and saw Lewis run past her and out the front door when she yelled out that she was calling 911, the complaint said.

By: Chelsea Robinson, WISN ABC