Remember when you were a kid... and you'd settle disputes with swords and baseball bats?
Yeah... me neither.
He admits that he and his friends lived a life of crime in the past few years.I know, dude, I know... who could have possibly seen that coming, huh?
"We always just jumped people, robbed people ... it turned into a habit," he said. "Something violent happened in my life almost every day."
Still, he's shocked and saddened by losing a friend to such violence.
RELATED: In other teen killer news...
A second 17-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the fatal shooting of Toronto teen Daniel Lewis.*
Lewis, 19, died in hospital after he was shot twice in a laneway near Keele St. and Rogers Rd. on April 21.