On October 21, two 16-year-old boys were charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Nicholas "Nick" Andrew Lewis the Denver Post reported. The two were also accused of attempted aggravated robbery of the Blackbird Public House chef. The events that led to Lewis's death took place on Saturday, October 1, around 8:30 p.m. on the 3000 block of South Acoma Street. He suffered several gun shot wounds and was found on the ground.
Englewood police did not provide the names of the accused, any details on a possible motive, or clarification on whether they would be charged as adults or not.
Lewis, who was only 33 years old, was the father of an eight year old boy. A crowd-funding site has been set up to benefit his son Liam. Blackbird will be hosting a Celebration of Life for in his honor on November 7 at 8 p.m. A portion of the day's sales will go to Liam's college fund.