Forest Acres, SC (WLTX) -Forest Acres police have arrested two people in connection with a fatal home invasion.
Ellison Devon Hudson, 25, and 23-year-old Derrid Johnell Leaphart have both been charged with attempted murder, attempted armed robbery, and six counts of kidnapping.
Back on January 20th, police say Hudson and Leaphart were part of a group of suspects who broke into a home on Linwood Drive in Forest Acres. According to police, six people were inside the home at the time of the incident.
One of the victims shot and killed 23-year-old Deshawn T. Patterson, another of the suspects. The remaining suspects then ran from the scene.
Forest Acres policesay they developed information that the home invasion was not a random act, but targeted towards drug activity.
Officers are still searching for a fourth suspect who has not been identified.
Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.