2 Teens Arrested for Shooting Baby in Georgia

De'Marquise Elkins (Glynn County Detention Center)
De'Marquise Elkins (Glynn County Detention Center)

A Brunswick, Ga., woman is mourning her 13-month-old son after he was shot during a robbery on Thursday, reports NBC News. Two teen suspects were arrested in connection with the shooting on Friday.

The mother, Sherry West, told FOX affiliate WAWS-TV that she was pushing her 13-month-old son, Antonio, in his stroller in Brunswick, Ga., Thursday morning, when two boys – described as about 10 and 15 years old – came up, demanded money and shot them.

Brunswick police announced Friday afternoon that they had arrested a 17-year-old and a 14-year-old, and that they were charging them with murder. The arrests came after SWAT teams had gone door to door, searching for clues, and police had checked local school attendance and absentee lists to see if there were any students who hadn't been at school that fit the description of the suspects.

West told WAWS-TV that the older boy pointed a handgun at her during the encounter Thursday.

"He said, 'I'm gonna kill you if you don't give me your money,' and I said, 'I swear I don't have any,'" she told WAWS-TV of the encounter. 


Read more at NBC News.

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