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ATF Agent John Capano (Courtesy ATF)

Prosecutors Say They Won’t File Charges In Friendly-Fire Death Of ATF Agent

An investigation by Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice concludes two bystanders were justified in using deadly force during the New Year’s Eve robbery in Seaford.

07/16/2012

ATF Agent John Capano (Courtesy ATF)

Confidential Document Sheds Light On Friendly Fire Shooting Death Of ATF Agent John Capano

Explosive new details have emerged in the friendly fire shooting of a federal agent on Long Island after the Nassau County district attorney’s office accidentally placed an internal memo on the Internet.

02/08/2012

John Capano's casket bering carried into church (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Thousands Attend Funeral On Long Island For Slain ATF Agent John Capano

Capano was a federal agent killed in a “friendly fire” shooting while trying to stop a pharmacy robbery on Long Island New Year’s Eve.

01/06/2012

John Capano

Investigation Continues Into Deadly Seaford Pharmacy Robbery

Veteran ATF agent John Capano was killed Saturday after confronting a suspect holding up a pharmacy. It is unclear if Capano was fatally struck in friendly fire by an off-duty NYPD officer and a retired Nassau County police lieutenant who also responded.

01/02/2012