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Teens being tried as adults in baby's shooting

  • Police: Mom not a target, crime a botched robbery
  • 15 and 17-year-olds face several felony murder charges
17-year-old De'marquise Elkins and 15-year-old Dominique Lang will be tried as adults

The two teens charged with shooting a Georgia baby in his stroller will be tried as adults.

A grand jury indicted 17-year-old De'marquise Elkins and 15-year-old Dominique Lang yesterday on felony murder charges.

They won't face the death penalty because they're under 18.

MORE: Accused baby killers won't face death penalty

Brunswick police say the shooting was a botched robbery Elkins was the shooter.

Three of Elkins' relatives are also facing charges.  The indictment says his mother tossed the possible murder weapon into a pond, with help from his older sister. Elkins' aunt was also charged with lying to police.

FLASHBACK: 2 teens arrested in Georgia baby killing

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