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Funeral held for man who died during police raid

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Family and friends of a father of eight held a funeral in Brooklyn Saturday after they say he was literally scared to death during a police raid last month.

43-year-old Carlos Alcis died from a heart attack when the NYPD mistakenly searched his Brooklyn home. The officers were looking for a man accused of punching a woman and stealing her cell phone.

Authorities claim the suspect they were looking for was seen entering Alcis’ building and began going door-to-door.

Alcis’ family said he went into cardiac arrest while his sons were being questioned by police.

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