BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- The gun believed to have been used in the shooting death of an infant Thursday has been recovered.
Brunswick Police Department Chief of Police Tobe C. Green said on a conference call with media Tuesday that tips from Karimah and Katrina Elkins lead to witnesses, which resulted in leads on the weapon location.
Police searched a small saltwater pond on Highway 17, near spur 25, with metal detectors starting at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The gun was allegedly found by the Glynn County Police Department Tuesday morning around 8 a.m. Police believe the gun was used in the murder of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago.
Law enforcement is keeping the gun in saltwater and sending it to a lab for evaluation.
The investigation is ongoing.
First Coast News