STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) -- A Portage County Jury has found Steven Breneman guilty of first degree intentional homicide.
Prosecutors said Steven Breneman shot and killed Donald Brewer, 45 last May. According to the criminal complaint, Breneman is accused of threatening to kill Brewer several times.
Law enforcement responded to the report of shooting at a home on the 7000 block of 4th Avenue on May 6, 2018. When officers arrived they found the home's owner, Brewer, dead on his porch.
The sheriff's office says Brewer's two sons, ages 12 and 14, witnessed the shooting and identified their neighbor, Breneman, as the suspect. Brewer's children used their father's truck to drive to a nearby bar to get help.
Investigators said Breneman fled the scene. Officers searched the area and arrested him about an hour later.
Brenenman is scheduled to be sentenced June 21. He faces a mandatory life sentence. Only parole eligibility will be discussed.