The shooting left one person injured, and the person initially arrested was released hours later, returning to the laundromat to finish doing laundry, police said.
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Man shot at Florida laundromat; suspect returns hours later to finish laundry, police say

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The shooting happened at about 11 a.m. on the 1000 block of Dixon Boulevard near Pineda Street, officials said.

Cocoa police said one man was airlifted to a hospital. 

Detectives took somebody into custody for questioning, but that person was later released because the police say the shooting was self defense.

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"I just heard a lot of arguing. The shooter saying something about, 'Back up and get away from me," said a laundromat employee who did not want to be identified.

Cocoa police said the two were arguing about a failed relationship between each other's relatives.

Neither the condition of the wounded man nor the names of those involved have been released.

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Patrol officers and detectives are currently investigating a shooting that occurred at 1242 Dixon Blvd. One victim was...

Posted by Cocoa Police Department on Monday, November 26, 2018

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