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

A man in Cocoa was shot in the face Monday night, according to police.

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.

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

No other information was released by police.