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Posted: Nov 18, 2012 8:40 PM

Updated: Nov 19, 2012 9:29 AM

NORTH OF PALMVIEW - Two people are killed in deadly home invasion, and more were hospitalized.

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS two people are dead following a home invasion.

The sheriff's department says the shooting occurred near La Homa and Mile 5 Line, north of Palmview.

Sheriff's deputies said among the wounded are a 12-year-old who was shot in the abdomen; he is currently at McAllen Medical Center.

Investigators say the two suspects were driving a red vehicle, which the suspects later set on fire. The suspects were then picked up in two separate vehicles.

Sheriff's deputies continue searching for the suspects.

DPS helicopters are helping in the search.

Topics: Hidalgo County, home invasion, Sheriff’s Department, La Homa and Mile 5 Line, Palmview, Alton, La Homa, McAllen Medical Center, DPS, department of public safety

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