Police Arrest 2 Teens in shooting death of 13-month old baby in Georgia
Police arrested 17-year-old De’Marquis Elkins and has been charged as an adult with first degree murder. An unidentified 14-year-old was also charged with murder.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. – The mother of the 13-month-old shot and killed in Brunswick’s South End on Thursday morning says they were confronted by two young boys who demanded money, then opened fire when she reached for her purse.
“He shot me in the ear and grazed my head… and then he shot me in the leg,” said Sherry West. “Then he walked over and shot my baby in the face. He must have died instantly.”
Police say the child, Antonio Santiago, did die at the scene. West (pictured, below) was taken to the Brunswick campus of the Southeast Georgia Health System with gunshot wounds She was back home Friday morning talking about the shooting.
Source: News 4 Jax