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Andre Lewis Charged with Last Weekend's Murder on Sylvan Street


February 28, 2014


East Precinct detectives tonight charged Andre Dewayne Lewis with criminal homicide for last Saturday’s murder of Ronald Sanders in the 500 block of Sylvan Street.  
Lewis, 20, knowing that he was wanted for questioning, came to the East Precinct this evening.  During an interview, Lewis admitted to shooting Sanders and is the second suspect implicated. Arrested and charged with criminal homicide in this case last Saturday was Christian Brown, 27.  Witnesses reported that Brown and a second man, now identified as Lewis, approached Sanders, 26, and demanded his belongings.  When Sanders refused, a heated argument ensued between the three and Sanders was shot.
Lewis is being held without bond pending a hearing.


Andre D. Lewis