Teens Due in Court For Fatal Shooting of Rogers Park Photographer

William Lewis, 28, was shot as he stood waiting for a bus in Rogers Park

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    Two teens accused of shooting a Rogers Park man last month were scheduled to be in court Friday.

    Denzel Burke, 15, and Michael Phillips, 17, were both charged in warrants in connection with the July 12 shooting of William Lewis.

    Lewis, 28, was shot as he stood waiting for a bus near West Devon and North Glenwood avenues on Chicago's north side. Police said the photographer and husband was the unintended target of violence.

    Denzel Burke, left, and Michael Phillips, right, were both charged in warrants in connection with the July 12 shooting of William Lewis

    Burke, of the 800 block of West Grace Street, and Phillips, of the 6500 block of South Greenwood Avenue, were arrested in Racine, Wisconsin on Aug. 2. and charged as adults in the crime.

    A third man, Eric Vaughn, was charged days after the shooting.

    Neighborhood Honors Innocent Victim Killed In Rogers Park Neighborhood Honors Innocent Victim Killed In Rogers Park 07/16/14: Residents in the city’s Roger’s Park neighborhood banded together to remember an innocent man gunned down waiting for a bus. Twenty-year-old William Lewis was shot and killed at West Devon and North Glenwood avenues on Saturday afternoon. NBC 5’s Lauren Jiggetts reports. (Published Friday, Aug 15, 2014)