Police have charged three women in a violent home invasion that happened in 2200 block of 25th Street in Ensley last month.

According to al.com police said they were informed that three black females knocked on the door and forced their way inside once the door was opened.

According to Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards all of the suspects had their faces covered; one woman was armed with a double barrel shotgun.

Police have charged Ariel Murray, 23, Chelsea Zuagar, 23 and Amelia Kennedy, 19. Murray and Zuagar are in police custody while Kennedy remains at large.