• Police: Man shot when 3 masked men barge into his Cocoa apartment

    By: Sarah Wilson

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    COCOA, Fla. - A man was shot after three people forced their way into a Cocoa apartment overnight, according to police.

    Police said the home invasion happened at Arlington Apartments on Jackson Street in Cocoa.

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    Police said the homeowner told investigators he heard a knock on the door around 1:15 a.m. Police said when he went to answer the door, several masked men forced their way into the home and several shots were fired.

    Officers said a man who lives in the home was shot and airlifted to the hospital. Police said he is expected to recover.

    Police said they are following leads and that the investigation is active.

    No other details have been released, including whether any suspects are in custody.

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