Police: Man shot several times during Central Islip home invasion

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Police say a man was shot several times during a break-in in Central Islip early this morning.

According to police, the shooting happened inside a home on Prospect Avenue around 1:30 a.m. 

News 12 has been told that two men with guns broke into the home and shot a man who lives inside.

Police say there was also a break-in at a home across the street.

Detectives are trying to figure out if the break-ins were related.

The man who was shot is in stable condition after surgery.

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