Police Search for Teen Who Shot Baby in Head

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Police search for boy suspects in Georgia baby killing

Authorities investigate the scene of shooting in Brunswick, Ga. on Thursday, March 21, 2013. A young boy opened fire on a woman pushing her baby in a stroller in a Georgia neighborhood, killing the 1-year-old boy and wounding the mother, police said. The woman, Sherry West, told WAWS-TV that two boys approached her and demanded money Thursday morning. Brunswick Police Chief Tobe Green said the boys are thought to be between 10 and 15 years old.(AP Photo/The Morning News, Terry Dickson)

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia woman says a teenager trying to rob her at gunpoint asked "Do you want me to kill your baby?" before he fatally shot her 13-month-old son in the head.
Sherry West wept Friday as she told The Associated Press she pleaded with the gunman that she had no money to give him.
West was walking with her baby, Antonio Santiago, in his stroller near their home in coastal Brunswick. The mother was shot in the leg and says another bullet grazed her ear.
Police are combing school records and canvassing neighborhoods as they search for the gunman and a young accomplice a day after the slaying Thursday.
Despite West's account of the shooting, Brunswick police spokesman Todd Rhodes says there is "no clear motive."

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  • by Dolores Location: DC on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:19 AM
    I hope he gets the death penalty. He is worthless to society, and cannot be reformed. How do you take the life of one so innocent...... Try the 14 year old as an adult too, why not.
  • by Me Location: Here on Mar 22, 2013 at 11:43 AM
    The Lord will deal with that monster better than any court could, regardless of the punishment they give.
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