Man dies after being held hostage by robbers in Florida

An inmate in Florida was fatally shot by a gang who broke into his cell on Wednesday and demanded money, authorities said.

The man, who is in his 60s, was found unconscious and was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities told The Associated Press.

His name has not been released.

A man is being held at the Orange County Jail in Miami after he was shot in the chest by an inmate who broke in during a break-in at a prison in Florida.

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