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March 6, 2013

2 arrested, 2 sought in fatal home invasion in Sheffield

— SHEFFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Sheffield police have charged two men with murder in a home invasion in the northwest Alabama city.

Officers are still seeking another man and the woman they believe drove the getaway car.

Detectives told the TimesDaily, a Florence newspaper (http://bit.ly/YXwyZx ), that three men broke into the house looking for drugs and money.

Officers say a man inside the house was shot to death. He's identified as Dorian Cliff Hamilton.

Authorities say 22-year-old Damien Deandre Shipley and 20-year-old Donta Omar Montgomery of Sheffield were arrested, but police are still looking for a third man suspected in the break-in.

Officers also are trying to locate a woman they believe drove the getaway car driver.

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