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Two shot when home invader breaks into apartment of Decatur "Candy Lady"

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Two people were shot at a home in Decatur, GA. Police said two men forced their way into the apartment. (SOURCE: WGCL) Two people were shot at a home in Decatur, GA. Police said two men forced their way into the apartment. (SOURCE: WGCL)
DECATUR, GA (CBS46) -

Two people were shot when police said a man forced his way inside an apartment where a neighborhood "candy lady" lives early, Monday morning.

Police said the man got away with a jar of money.

Authorities said they are still looking for the home invader .  The two people were shot near the Laurel Mill Apartments on Tregoney Drive in Decatur.

A man inside the apartment was shot in the chest and underwent surgery, Monday. A woman who tried to leave the apartment with her baby was shot in the foot as she tried to hop out of a back-room window, police said.

Police said it began when a man knocked on the door and asked for cigarettes, and the man forced his way inside.  Investigators said he fought with the man inside before shooting him.

A neighbor told police they saw the perpetrator hide a gun near the complex and saw him come back to get it later. Police are still looking for him, but did not immediately release a description.

CBS46 will keep you updated as details become available.

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