2 men accused of shooting College Park resident face judge

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two men accused of trying to rob a man at his College Park-area home and then shooting him are set to face a judge Monday in Orange County.


Orlando Police said it happened just before 6 a.m. Sunday as the victim walked out of his home along North Ivanhoe Boulevard.

Investigators said the man was approached by 24-year-old Kenny Mason and 25-year-old James Houston.

Police told Channel 9 that Mason and Houston were in the neighborhood trying breaking into cars.

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Investigators said they believe the the pair got their hands on a gun from an unlocked vehicle.

According to the Orlando Police Department, Mason and Houston went up to the victim with the stolen gun and threatened to take his car and his belongings.

When the victim tried to retreat into his house to safety, the men shot him, OPD said.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where at last check, police said he was stable.

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Mason and Houston are facing numerous charges to include burglary, robbery, aggravated battery and attempted murder.

They are scheduled to go before a judge Monday at 1 p.m.

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