3 Opening statements begin ...in the trial of a Brunswick teen ...charged in the murder of a toddler. 18-year-old De'Marquise Elkins-- is accused of shooting and killing 13-month-old Antonio Santiago... Elkins' mother, Karimah Elkins, is also being tried for the crime... at the same time. Opening statements were delayed some after the defense told the judge they were not happy with the ALL WHITE jury that was selected. Channel 4's Tim Pulliam is covering the trial ... and joins us now live, outside Atlanta ... in Marietta ... Tim? 3 3 3 The jury pool is predominately white.Defense attorneys said that the lack of African American's on the jury violated their clients right to a jury of their peers. But the judge dismissed claim. Today 12 white jurors -- and two black alternates listened to opening statements. 3 00-0819-24109-112137-143Jackie Johnson/District Attorney 4222-30 "Sherry West and the toddle were shot. The motive was robbery and when it didn't robbery and when it didn't happen immediately when Mr. Elkins thought it should. His reaction was to shoot.The state told the jury they will hear testimony that will prove 18 year De'Marquise Elkins is the person who shot and killed Antonio Santiago on March 21st that also left the baby's mother, Sherry west wounded. District Attorney Jackie Johnson says jurors will hear from Dominque Lang, the other teenager charged with murder, who will testify Elkins shot the victim's then ran from the scene.Jackie Johnson/District AttorneyJJ 4347-57 and as for Karimah Elkins I expect you to find her guilty of tampering with evidence and disposing of the gun and lying about his whereabouts.Karimah Elkins is DeMarquise Karimah Elkins is DeMarquise Elkins mother, but doesn't have custody of him. Her attorney, Wrix McInvaine says police interrogated her and taking her statements in the morning while she was still in her pajamas and half sleep.And as for the gun she's accused of hiding..Wrix McInvaine/Karimah Elkins attorney.0350-53 There is no proof that, that gun is the murder weapon. Or was used in any crime.00:22-24 What I want to find out in this trial and what I hope the evidence to show is why my client is here. Defense attorneys say they have proof that Sherry West and the baby's father Louis Santiago, didn't want the baby. The told the jury Sherry may not have been mentally capable if identifying the person who shot them. They also plan to shoot down West's credibility with her behavior the day after the shooting. Jonathan Lockwood/Defense attorney 5527-36 Around 9:45 in the morning she called her insurance company and said my child just died. I have a $5,000 life insurance policy with you company and I like the money. 3 3 Tim... why did Tim... why did the judge shoot down the defense's motion to change the makeup of the jury pool?