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.
As friends, family and colleagues of the hero ATF agent killed in the Seaford drug store robbery are preparing to bury him Friday, anguish over the friendly fire incident is growing.
There is little training to teach law enforcement officers on how to handle encounters with off-duty and plainclothes officers, often leading to tragic results.
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.
Authorities said a man entered the pharmacy and announced a robbery, then exited with cash and drugs.
According to detectives, the 12-year-old who suffers from autism was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Accused burglary bandit, Mark McLloyd, must have thought he had free run of a home on Washington Avenue in Seaford as police said he began looting the place.
Residents in Locust Valley, Oyster Bay East Norwich, Seaford and Westbury will hold re-votes Tuesday on revised education budgets.
Hundreds of Long Island high school students are spending their winter break at Island Harvest in Uniondale helping to prepare and distribute food for the needy.
A Seaford mom decided to go on a campaign of diet and exercise in order to give her son a new kidney.