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‘I begged them not to kill my baby’: Tragedy as 13-month-old toddler is shot dead in his stroller
http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 22 March 2013 | Harriet Arkell

Posted on 03/22/2013 12:50:29 PM PDT by BBell

‘I begged them not to kill my baby’: Tragedy as 13-month-old toddler is shot dead in his stroller by teenage robber in front of mother

Sherry West approached by two boys yards from home in Brunswick, GA

They demanded money before shooting her son Antonio dead as he slept

Police offer $10,000 reward for information about 'senseless killing'

A distraught mother as told how she pleaded with young robbers to spare her toddler's life before they shot him dead as he slept in his stroller.

Sherry West was pushing her 13-month-old son Antonio yards from their home in Brunswick, Georgia, early yesterday morning when she was approached by two African-American boys.

She told how one of them, who looked about 15, demanded money from her and threatened to kill her if she didn't give him any. She told him she didn't have any.

'He said: "Well, I'm going to kill your baby", and I said "Please don't kill my baby."

Ms West added: 'I put my arms over my baby and then he shoved me and then he shot my baby right in the head.'

Ms West began CPR on Antonio but it was in vain and the infant, who had been sleeping when he was shot, died at the scene of the 9am attack

The child's mother suffered a bullet wound to her leg which needed hospital treatment but was allowed home soon afterwards.

Antonio's father Louis Santiago said he wished he had been there to protect his son.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: babyantonio; babykiller; babyshooting; babyshot; brunswick; gangshooting; georgia; georgiashooting; murder; sherrywest
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As usual, we have to rely on the U.K. press to get all the details our P.C. will not report.
1 posted on 03/22/2013 12:50:29 PM PDT by BBell
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To: BBell

This is a great reason to carry a firearm.


2 posted on 03/22/2013 12:51:57 PM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: BBell

Actually, you’re late. This has been FReeped several times. And this IS making national news in our MSM.


3 posted on 03/22/2013 12:53:35 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: exnavy

This story makes my BS meter start to twitch uncontrollably.


4 posted on 03/22/2013 12:54:53 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: BBell

I’m sure CNN will be sad when these 2 Black Punks get the death penalty, ruining their lives & bright future.


5 posted on 03/22/2013 12:57:15 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

I’m sure I’m not alone in saying they should be burned in a public square.


6 posted on 03/22/2013 12:59:58 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: BBell

Did mom submit to forensic testing? Easy to tell if she fired a firearm.


7 posted on 03/22/2013 1:01:17 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Cyman

Me too.


8 posted on 03/22/2013 1:04:35 PM PDT by Wolfie
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To: exnavy
This is a great reason to carry a firearm.

She needs to learn how to speed-dial 911 faster. If she had a gun, the perps probably would have just taken it from her and used it against her.

9 posted on 03/22/2013 1:04:53 PM PDT by umgud
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To: TexasCajun

They deserve to ripped to pieces by a mob.

Do not call the animals Children. They are feral rabid animals who need to be torn apart.

What gun law would have kept this animal from killing this infant. Where did he get the gun certainly ha had no background check. I only hope when they find him he fires one shot that will start a fussilade that will cut him to pieces.


10 posted on 03/22/2013 1:05:19 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Cyman

The thought crossed my mind as well.


11 posted on 03/22/2013 1:05:40 PM PDT by catbertz
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To: Cyman

Something smells rotten in Denmark. As presented, I don’t believe one iota of the story.


12 posted on 03/22/2013 1:06:21 PM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: BBell
At a news conference after the attack, Mayor Bryan Thompson said: 'This is obviously just a terrible day in the city of Brunswick made even more so by the senseless killing of a young child, and it appears perpetrated by children themselves.

Law enforcement is off to a bad start when the mayor resorts to weasel words like this.

This was no child who did this. It was a teenage thug who needs his life rearranged.

13 posted on 03/22/2013 1:06:28 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: umgud

She should have used a pen, or some scissors. Perhaps her rape whistle. Have the police concluded whether or not there was a call box nearby? Oh, no! Why didn’t she just urinate all over herself. They would have run away screaming.


14 posted on 03/22/2013 1:08:55 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: exnavy
This is a great reason to carry a firearm.

Indeed. I carry my 'wallet' in a specially shaped 'carry pouch' that fits inside the waistband of my trousers. Just in case anyone demands money from me in a less than sociable manner or under threat of violence.

15 posted on 03/22/2013 1:09:06 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (The Constitution does not guarantee public safety, it guarantees liberty.)
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To: no-to-illegals

There is skepticism out there that this woman may have done it, but I would urge people not to underestimate how sick the nation’s youth are.
It’s not such a huge leap from threatening to slice up an elderly bus monitor like butter or raping a special-ed girl under a desk to shooting a baby in the face.
Welcome to post-Christian America.


16 posted on 03/22/2013 1:11:06 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: BBell

So the Brits print something that the American press deliberately suppresses.

That fact that is missing from US news reports is significant. The left wants to keep guns in the hands of illegal, violent criminals, half of which are a member of that minority.


17 posted on 03/22/2013 1:11:58 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: Viennacon
not to underestimate how sick the nation’s youth are

Honest FRiend, no underestimation here.

18 posted on 03/22/2013 1:16:06 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Cyman

Me too.


19 posted on 03/22/2013 1:17:22 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: TexasCajun

“2 Black Punks get the death penalty”

They won’t. If they’re underage, it’ll be out at 21 and doing more killing.


20 posted on 03/22/2013 1:19:05 PM PDT by beelzepug (Telling other people they need to die is a good way to get your own lamp blown out.)
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To: Cyman
Your comment is interesting. I must confess I did not think of the possibility the mother killed the child and made up some mythical blacks. I initially take these stories at face value. A good admonition to pause before making a response.
21 posted on 03/22/2013 1:27:47 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
Sound advice.... especially given this update: Brunswick, GA police now have a 17 and 14 year old in custody, both charged with murder. Link to AP story
22 posted on 03/22/2013 1:33:55 PM PDT by alancarp (Obama will grab your guns and ship them to Mexican drug mobs.)
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To: BBell

Obama’s sons?


23 posted on 03/22/2013 1:34:15 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS; Cyman
A good admonition to pause before making a response.

Yeh and little thugs like those long pauses because it gives them time to get away, destroy evidence, and call their local Benjamin Crump.

24 posted on 03/22/2013 1:34:43 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: alancarp
This is the coldest crime I can remember.

It's worse than "Clockwork Orange."

25 posted on 03/22/2013 1:37:01 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: alancarp; null and void

Thanks for the update.


26 posted on 03/22/2013 1:37:37 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

the details in the story I linked are chilling - between this story and the one earlier today about abortion atrocities (the correct word), ... I’m ... I have no more words.


27 posted on 03/22/2013 1:38:48 PM PDT by alancarp (Obama will grab your guns and ship them to Mexican drug mobs.)
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To: BBell

You have to live outside the US to get news of what’s happening in the US.


28 posted on 03/22/2013 1:42:44 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Cyman
This story makes my BS meter start to twitch uncontrollably.

Will probably get flamed and can't put my finger on a 'why', but, my BS meter is twitching too.

29 posted on 03/22/2013 1:43:19 PM PDT by Washi (PUSH BACK! Encourage your legislators to introduce pro-second amendment legislation.)
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To: Uncle Chip

The MSM and others state that anyone under 18 is a child.


30 posted on 03/22/2013 1:44:11 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

So the mother kills the child in broad daylight pushing the child down the street in a stroller rather than an accidental drowning while bathing the child?????


31 posted on 03/22/2013 1:46:25 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: alancarp
Damn. I was almost, almost hoping it was another Susan Smith.

Better one psychotic woman than a systemic societal issue.

32 posted on 03/22/2013 1:47:18 PM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: null and void

10-4 the helm ... Have to get to the helm. Dang.


33 posted on 03/22/2013 1:49:00 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: BBell

Now I know why my kid carries a Glock 19 on the right side and a KelTec PF9 on the left. Nothing wrong with the Hi-Power or the 1911A1, but you do need to keep your pants up.


34 posted on 03/22/2013 1:51:54 PM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: BBell

I don’t care how old them boys are:

String em up.


35 posted on 03/22/2013 1:52:10 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: SkyDancer

They got em:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2999748/posts


36 posted on 03/22/2013 1:53:44 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Ya, read it. Thanks.


37 posted on 03/22/2013 1:56:37 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Washi

Yep, totally bogus. I’d bet the mother shot the kid. But that’s just based on what little I’ve read in the article. Makes no sense.


38 posted on 03/22/2013 1:57:28 PM PDT by DrewsMum
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To: BBell
She lost another son a while back, sounds like he wasn't part of the school honor society.....

'He and some other boys were going to ambush a kid,' Bernie Weisenfeld, a spokesman for the Gloucester County prosecutor's office, told the AP Friday.

Glassey was armed with a knife, but the 17-year-old target of the attack was able to get the knife away from him 'and Glassey ended up on the wrong end of the knife,' Weisenfeld recalled.

Prosecutors decided the 17-year-old would not be charged because they determined that he acted in self-defense.

39 posted on 03/22/2013 1:58:55 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco
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To: BBell
our P.C. will not report.

Just this very moment, the nationwide news on my local A.M. station announced the arrest of the two murderers.........WJR - Detroit

40 posted on 03/22/2013 2:03:53 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco
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To: Hot Tabasco

They are 17 and 14


41 posted on 03/22/2013 2:12:55 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Cyman
This story makes my BS meter start to twitch uncontrollably.

Mine's twitching, too. I saw her on tv a little while ago and though she dry-sniffled a little, not a single tear was shed. Nor did it looked like she'd been crying.

The police had been asked if she was being considered as a suspect and they said they won't comment. Sounds like their BS meter is twitching, too.

42 posted on 03/22/2013 2:14:56 PM PDT by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: SkyDancer; AEMILIUS PAULUS
So the mother kills the child in broad daylight pushing the child down the street in a stroller rather than an accidental drowning while bathing the child?????

And with a gun ?

That is just a touch hard to swallow.

43 posted on 03/22/2013 2:15:23 PM PDT by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: BBell

Something about this story stinks..just doesn’t pass the smell test..could it be true, absolutely, but I wouldnt be surprised if this isn’t another Susan Smith in the making so I will withhold judgment


44 posted on 03/22/2013 2:16:10 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: BBell

I posted my comment BEFORE I knew about arrests being made..so I take it back..hang these bastards..and yes this is EXACTLY why people need to carry guns..I will wait for Piers Morgan to comment..yeah, he wont because this story doesn’t fit into his take away everyone’s gun agenda


45 posted on 03/22/2013 2:18:38 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: jimt; radu; Washi; DrewsMum

<>That is just a touch hard to swallow.<>

Take a big gulp and a glass of water:

Two youths arrested in shooting death of Georgia baby

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/22/us/georgia-baby-killed/index.html?hpt=us_c2


46 posted on 03/22/2013 2:21:58 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: TexasCajun

actually, I have the perfect sentence...

Judge: “ I sentence you to be shackled, and placed into a room for 10 minutes. The mother of the child you killed, and her relatives, will be in that room. The door will be closed. At the end of 10 minutes. the mother and her relatives will be shown out. If you are alive, you are free to leave.”

that should just about do it...


47 posted on 03/22/2013 2:31:21 PM PDT by joe fonebone (The clueless... they walk among us, and they vote...)
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To: joe fonebone
your tagline .. The clueless... they walk among us, and they vote...

They type, write press reports, read from teleprompters, speak on the nightly news too. Full agreement FRiend.

48 posted on 03/22/2013 3:06:05 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: BBell

Well, I see there are doubts about this.

FWIW, I used to work in Greenwich Village when there were street punks in the area. We always made it a policy to carry a twenty-dollar bill in our pocket, so we could hand it over if we were held up.

The guys doing the holdups were usually drug addicts looking for a quick fix, and they got really, really angry if you didn’t give them some cash right away.

That could be the explanation here. Give us the cash NOW, or else. That’s pretty much what she says they said to her.


49 posted on 03/22/2013 3:17:08 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: TexasCajun

They will try to turn them into the equivalent to St. Trayvon.


50 posted on 03/22/2013 4:25:28 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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