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Mother and daughter shot, killed in West Baltimore home invasion

Two women were fatally shot in a West Baltimore home invasion. (Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun video)

A mother and daughter died after being fatally shot by men who kicked in the back door of their West Baltimore home, police said.

The shooting occurred at about 11:50 a.m. Wednesday in the unit block of Gorman Avenue, police said. Police arrived at the scene shortly thereafter and found the women suffering from gunshot wounds.

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Police on Thursday identified the women as Chanette Neal, 43, and Justice Allen, 21.

They were taken to Shock Trauma and Bon Secours hospitals, respectively; both women were pronounced dead shortly after their arrivals.

Commissioner Darryl De Sousa, who visited the scene, said the women are believed to be mother and daughter, though police were still gathering information.

Anyone with information was asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

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