A Georgia teenager convicted of fatally shooting a baby in the face while trying to rob the child's mother faces sentencing before a judge who could send him to prison for the rest of his life. A jury convicted 18-year-old De'Marquise Elkins of murder last month in the slaying of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago.
The lawyer for a Georgia teenager charged with fatally shooting a 13-month-old baby in the face is objecting to the racial makeup of potential jurors. Jury selection began Monday in the trial of 18-year-old De'Marquise Elkins.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to impose a gag order in the case of a Brunswick teenager charged with fatally shooting a baby in the face. District Attorney Jackie Johnson filed the request Wednesday saying it’s necessary to ensure a fair trial for the 17-year-old suspect.
The defense attorney for a 15-year-old charged with felony murder in a baby's slaying in Georgia says he should be tried separately from an older teen accused of shooting the toddler in the face. Attorney Kimberly L. Copeland said Tuesday she believes her client, Dominique Lang, is "more of a witness than a defendant."
Residents of the coastal Georgia city where a baby was fatally shot two weeks ago say they want more officers in their neighborhoods and more done to get guns off the streets. More than 150 citizens attended a town hall meeting Thursday in Brunswick.
Brunswick city officials are planning a town hall meeting to hear concerns from residents after the killing of a toddler, who was gunned down as his mother walked him down a city sidewalk. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Police in Georgia say an anonymous tip helped them make arrests in the shooting death of baby who was killed in a stroller. The Brunswick Police Department said Sunday that they got a tip that someone was crouched in the back seat of a vehicle as it drove away from the shooting Thursday.
Police have arrested two teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby in a stroller and the wounding of the baby's mother. Brunswick Police Chief Tobe Green said Friday that 17-year-old De'Marquis Elkins is charged with first-degree murder as an adult. The 14-year-old is also charged with murder, but he was not identified because he is a juvenile.