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Witness: Man accused of killing Ga. baby hid gun
Yahoo News ^ | August 26, 2013 | KATE BRUMBACK | Associated Press

Posted on 08/26/2013 7:28:18 PM PDT by Uncle Chip

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a baby in coastal Georgia hid a gun at a relative's apartment the day after the slaying, and his mother and sister came to get it, a woman who lives in the home said Monday.

Danielle Williams testified that De'Marquise Elkins came to her home March 22, the day after 13-month-old Antonio Santiago was shot to death in his stroller, and asked if he could hide a gun under a loveseat. Later that day, Elkins' mother and sister came by the apartment and left with the gun, Williams said.

Williams' father-in-law, Ronald Elkins, who said he's a third cousin of De'Marquise Elkins, testified he was sleeping that morning and was awakened by noise. He went downstairs and found Karimah and Sabrina Elkins — De'Marquise Elkins' mother and sister, respectively — lifting the loveseat and pulling out a gun.

Concerned for his young grandchild in the home, Ronald Elkins took the revolver, emptied the bullets and returned the gun and bullets to Karimah Elkins, he said....

Prosecutors have said information from Elkins' mother and sister led investigators to a pond where they found the revolver. Karimah Elkins is on trial alongside her son on charges of evidence tampering and lying to police.

Elkins' sister also was charged with evidence tampering. Willie Merrell, who described himself as a good friend of Karimah Elkins, testified that he picked up Karimah and Sabrina Elkins the day after the shooting and took them to a fishing pond where he catches bass. At one point, Merrell heard a splash but didn't see anything, he testified.

A diver with the Emergency Management Agency ... testified that a small .22-caliber revolver with an empty chamber was pulled from that same fishing pond a few days later.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: babyantonio; blackonwhitecrime; brunswick; demarquiseelkins; elkins; sherrywest
The entire Elkins kin have their fingerprints all over this case and the gun.
1 posted on 08/26/2013 7:28:18 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Is there now a reduced .22 cartridge available now?


2 posted on 08/26/2013 7:32:18 PM PDT by Paladin2 (posted using God given fat thumbs from a smart phone.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Why diem,t they just give the gun to Holder?


3 posted on 08/26/2013 7:34:17 PM PDT by Paladin2 (posted using God given fat thumbs from a smart phone.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Actually, it was not the man that hid the gun, but his family. Amazing!


4 posted on 08/26/2013 7:35:16 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Paladin2

Aguila makes a 60 grain subsonic. Great impact close in with less report. Nice in .22 derringers, but you can shoot it through things like the 1022 and .22lr conversions for Ars. Not cheap but nice stuff for close in social work and practice inside twenty-five yards.


5 posted on 08/26/2013 7:35:24 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

22LR has nearly as much ammo variety as 12ga.


6 posted on 08/26/2013 7:39:41 PM PDT by Paladin2 (posted using God given fat thumbs from a smart phone.)
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To: Paladin2
CB or Gallery rounds are pretty small

7 posted on 08/26/2013 7:41:04 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Uncle Chip

The family that slays together stays together.


8 posted on 08/26/2013 7:44:11 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Venturer

Indeed.


9 posted on 08/26/2013 7:48:06 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: rawhide

IINM the cousin Ronald Elkins got a reward for turning the perp in — and it turns out that there was another reason that he did so — his fingerprints would have been on the gun when he removed the bullets.


10 posted on 08/26/2013 7:53:33 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
His fingerprints don't mean too much when there is a witness who saw the thug pull the trigger. (Fingerprints could have been on there from before.)

I say give the guy some credit for his testimony, even though the entire family is lower than a snake's belly in a wagon rut.

11 posted on 08/26/2013 8:00:58 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Uncle Chip

I want him dead. Period.


12 posted on 08/26/2013 8:07:23 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Just Damn.

13 posted on 08/26/2013 8:08:41 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: mylife
The killer is in court wearing khakis, a button-down shirt, a rep tie, and for all we know, highly polished 1950s penny loafers. He is also well-groomed. On looks alone, he is a son Obama could well be proud of.*

OTOH, the feral Negroes very much in evidence on Brunswick, GA's streets favor drooping, unbelted oversize shorts, exposing their boxer-covered rumps, basketball shirts, unlaced black sneakers/no sox, and wear their hair in dreadlocks. Tattoos, too.

*In the unlikely event that an all-black jury, judge, and prosecution team bring in a guilty verdict, perhaps they could use the tie to hang the SOB.

14 posted on 08/26/2013 8:11:16 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Don't miss the Blockbuster of the Summer! "Obama, The Movie" Introducing Reggie Love as "Monica! ")
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To: Paladin2
Why diem,t they just give the gun to Holder?

He was in a board meeting at Interminable Racial Grievances, Inc.

15 posted on 08/26/2013 8:14:55 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: martin_fierro

All as ugly as sin on Sunday, as cowflop on a freshly painted barn door.


16 posted on 08/26/2013 8:15:23 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: MHGinTN

They might have used Aguilar Colibri: primer only, no gunpowder, about 300 fps, if a revolver was found. That round won’t cycle a semi-auto.


17 posted on 08/26/2013 8:18:56 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: martin_fierro

Those peeps need. To take an IQ test. Just for fun.


18 posted on 08/26/2013 8:21:40 PM PDT by Paladin2 (posted using God given fat thumbs from a smart phone.)
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To: Paladin2

Those peeps need. To take an IQ test. Just for fun.

No way. IQ tests don’t measure in negative numbers.


19 posted on 08/26/2013 8:40:29 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: ScottinVA
I want him dead. Period.

The murderer was 17 when he murdered the baby and not eligible for the death penalty.

Not too much chance that he'll be killed in prison either, people who commit crimes against children are usually segregated.

Chances are that he'll spend the rest of his days being coddled by the prison system - unless of course obama pardons him during his last day in office - ala slick willie clinton.

20 posted on 08/26/2013 8:42:50 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: MHGinTN
The short cartridge and extended lead was made almost by accident for the 1/9 twist of the AR.
1/7 twist is also good with that Aguila product. Also I keep that specific round in my .22 Bobcat
that isn't going to be accurate past 4 yards anyway, so may as well spit some big lead out of it.

Oh, and using those rounds will bugger up an AR really fast. Simply clean it out
using .223 for about five rounds. Ime.

21 posted on 08/26/2013 8:47:55 PM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: Graybeard58

Well, he could possibly still be shot dead while attempting to escape


22 posted on 08/26/2013 8:52:18 PM PDT by Postman (Flies get too litle credit. They know!)
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To: MaxMax

I usually shoot piston ARs, so I turn the gas completely off tot he piston system and avoid lead deposits into the gas system/impingement tube. I just recently built an impingement gun with a 16” barrel but mid-length gas tube. I’ll be shooting a lot of .22lr through it using the CMMG kit. I don’t intend to shoot the 60 grain subs through it since the impingement tube might be fouled from heavy lead at low pressures (compared to the 5.56 rounds it will also shoot).

I’m going to test the rounds in a variety of .22 tools, like the SR22, the 1022, and a couple of revolvers and a lever Henry youth model. I’m curious, and the ammo is available because most folks have not been introduced to it.


23 posted on 08/26/2013 9:12:53 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Karimah? Is her maiden name Wheat?


24 posted on 08/26/2013 9:30:46 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (When you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Coyotes, hyenas, lions, and wolves are all more civilized than some people.


25 posted on 08/26/2013 9:50:13 PM PDT by matthew fuller
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To: VerySadAmerican

I had to say it out loud, then lol.


26 posted on 08/26/2013 10:35:19 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: dayglored

There’s an old joke about Buckwheat converting to Islam and changing his name to Kareema Wheat.


27 posted on 08/26/2013 11:52:52 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (When you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil.)
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To: MHGinTN
I have not fired the round being discussed through the 1022 but it is my understanding that the twist
will make the round lob or tumble due to the weight.of the lead. I'll check the stats on the barrel when I have time.
28 posted on 08/27/2013 1:12:02 AM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: martin_fierro

Omg.. I’ll bet they speak perfect ghetto dialect


29 posted on 08/27/2013 1:14:55 AM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: MHGinTN
The sub sonic SSS likes the 1/9 twist of the AR. The .223 5.56 can handle that because of velocity. vs twist.
and copper jacket. Let me know how it goes from 10-50 yards in a stock .22.
30 posted on 08/27/2013 1:25:27 AM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: Venturer
"The family that slays together stays together."

Sick, but still funny, not in a good way, but still funny in a twisted, sarcastic way, I guess.

31 posted on 08/27/2013 3:36:25 AM PDT by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ----- The New Gold!)
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To: Graybeard58

Well, that may well be the case, but he also could meet the same fate as another “isolated” inmate, Jeffrey Dahmer.


32 posted on 08/27/2013 4:37:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: martin_fierro

Tie them all to the same stake in a public square and set them on fire.


33 posted on 08/27/2013 5:09:01 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: MaxMax

I think I like the idea of a 60 grain bullet tumbling into a perp at close range ... increases the umph factor don’tchaknow.


34 posted on 08/27/2013 5:42:39 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: martin_fierro

I think I’ve seen them on The Walking Dead......


35 posted on 08/27/2013 5:46:40 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: 43north

OK. Test them for LQ (lip quotient) instead.


36 posted on 08/29/2013 12:46:58 AM PDT by tdscpa
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