A grieving Texas mom whose 19-year-old son who was shot to dying just blocks away from house says she is outraged to be taught that the alleged gunman was launched after paying $5,000 just 4 days after the taking footage – before the household of the slain teen was even succesful of maintain a funeral service. 

Patrick Lewis was “fresh out of high school, beginning his life working at Amazon just trying to find his way,” his mom, Shayona Lewis, steered Fox 26 Houston. But his life was lower quick when Harris County Constable deputies say {{the teenager}} was shot whereas inside his car. The alleged shooter, 17-year-old Alijah Williams, was taken into custody on the scene and has since been charged with homicide. 

GABBY PETITO JOINS OTHER MISSING WOMEN WHOSE PARTNERS WERE INVESTIGATED 

His bond was set at $50,000, and Williams was launched after posting just 10% of that quantity — $5,000. 

“You are never supposed to bury your child,” Shayona Lewis steered Fox 26. “$5,000 — that’s all he had to pay to get out after I lost my son. He’s in the vicinity of my neighborhood, and you have calls saying they’ve seen him at McDonald’s. That’s something my son will never do again, so it’s disturbing.”

Shayona described how she and her fiancé tried calling Patrick final Friday – however their calls went to voicemail, and panic struck the mom when she realized there had been a taking footage blocks away. 

“One was deceased and one was being taken into custody,” Shayona Lewis stated. “Either way it was heartbreaking because I wasn’t sure which one was my son.”

“My kids at a young age used to ask me, ‘Do you ever cry’? I’m like, ‘of course’ — I was just always strong for them,” the mom stated, describing how she’s since been taken over by grief in studying her son’s alleged killer is free on bond. “But this is important because it’s just not fair.”