• Victim ‘alert and talking' after being shot in face, airlifted to hospital in Cocoa, police say

    By: Samantha Manning , James Tutten


    COCOA, Fla. - Cocoa police said a man was airlifted to a hospital Monday night after someone shot him in the face.

    The shooting happened off Dixon Boulevard near North Fiske Boulevard around 8 p.m.   

    Officers haven't explained what led to the shooting but said two men were seen running from the scene.


    The victim was alert and talking after being shot, police said.

    No other information was released by police.

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