Police charge two teenagers with murder of 20-year-old Lewis Williams in Mexborough

Lewis Williams died as a result of a shotgun wound to his neck and face Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Police have charged two teenagers with the murder of 20-year-old Lewis Williams.

Last night (Thursday 14 January), a 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old boy from Doncaster were both 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.

They have been remanded in custody and will appear before Doncaster Magistrates’ Court today, (Friday 15 January).

Lewis Williams died following a shooting on Wath Road in Mexborough on Monday 11 January.

Police were called to the scene on Monday at 4.26pm Credit: MEN Media

A 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed pending further enquiries. A 22-year-old man and a 32-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder both remain in police custody.

A 20-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Credit: MEN Media

Detectives still want to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information which could help the investigation.