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Cops: Anonymous tip sparked arrests in Georgia tot's slaying

Glynn County Detention Center/AP

De'Marquise Elkins, 17, is accused of fatally shooting a 13-month-old baby in the face and wounding his mother during their morning stroll in Brunswick, Ga.

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- An anonymous tip led to arrests in the shooting death of baby who was killed in a stroller, police said on Sunday.

The Brunswick Police Department said that they received a tip that someone was crouched in the back seat of a vehicle as it drove away from the shooting on Thursday.

The Glynn County detective's division spent hours following up on the tip and eventually arrested a 14-year-old suspect. The boy's statements led them to take 17-year-old De'Marquise Elkins into custody.

Elkins is charged with murder in the death of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago. The baby's mother, Sherry West, said she was walking home when Elkins and a younger boy approached and asked her for money.

Elkins' family says he did not shoot the baby.

The Associated Press

Brunswick, Georgia Police Chief Tobe Green says authorities have arrested two teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby in a stroller and the wounding of the baby's mother. Video courtesy WJXT.