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Robbery suspect, federal agent killed in Seaford

An undated photo released by the U.S. Department

An undated photo released by the U.S. Department of Justice shows Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Special Agent John Capano. Capano was shot dead in the aftermath of a pharmacy robbery in Seaford on Dec. 31, 2011. Photo Credit: AP

A robbery suspect and a federal agent who had dropped by to pick up a prescription for his ailing father both died of gunshot wounds Dec. 31, 2011, after police struggled with the suspect in the doorway of a Seaford pharmacy.

James McGoey, the alleged robber of a Seaford
Photo Credit: Handout

James McGoey, the alleged robber of a Seaford Pharmacy where an ATF agent was killed on December 31, 2011, is shown in this undated handout photo from the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

A file photo released by Nassau County police
Photo Credit: NCPD

A file photo released by Nassau County police of a Crossman Model 1008 Pellet Gun. This gun, police said, is the same model of the one displayed by deceased robbery suspect James McGoey during the robbery of Charlie's Family Pharmacy in Seaford on Dec. 31, 2011.

A memorial to ATF agent John Capano of
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

A memorial to ATF agent John Capano of Massapequa outside of Charlie's Family Pharmacy in Seaford, where Capano was killed during a robbery on New Year's Eve. (Jan. 2, 2012)

An undated photo released by the U.S. Department
Photo Credit: AP

An undated photo released by the U.S. Department of Justice shows Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Special Agent John Capano. Capano was shot dead in the aftermath of a pharmacy robbery in Seaford on Dec. 31, 2011.

Slain ATF agent John Capano, far left, is
Photo Credit: Handout

Slain ATF agent John Capano, far left, is shown in this family photo from his son's graduation earlier this year at Chaminade High School. From left, are John Capano; son John, 15; mother Helen Capano; daughter Natalie, 15, and wife Dori.

Charlie's Family Pharmacy owner Charles Laquidara talks about
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Charlie's Family Pharmacy owner Charles Laquidara talks about off-duty federal agent John Capano, in Seaford. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Officers use flashlights to look at mark in
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Officers use flashlights to look at mark in curb in front of the location where ATF Officer John Capano was killed trying to stop robbery at Charlie's Pharmacy in Seaford. (Jan. 1, 2012)

An officer hammers red ribbon in the center
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

An officer hammers red ribbon in the center of the street outside Charlie's Pharmacy in Seaford. (Jan. 1, 2012)

An officer works at the scene the day
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

An officer works at the scene the day after a fatal shooting took place outside Charlie's Pharmacy in Seaford. (Jan. 1, 2012)

Exterior of the home for the Seaford pharmacy
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Exterior of the home for the Seaford pharmacy shooting suspect James McGoey, at 70 Wakeman Rd. in Hampton Bays. (Jan. 1, 2012)

Members of the FBI Evidence Response Team closed
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Members of the FBI Evidence Response Team closed off Merrick Road to gather more evidence outside of Charlie's Family Pharmacy. (Jan. 1, 2012)

James Capano, the father of slain federal agent
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

James Capano, the father of slain federal agent John Capano, talks Sunday with reporters outside Charlie's Family Pharmacy on Merrick Road in Seaford. (Jan. 1, 2012)

People gather on the Massapequa lawn of the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People gather on the Massapequa lawn of the Capano family to mourn the death of federal agent John Capano, who was fatally shot Saturday as police struggled with a robbery suspect at a Seaford pharmacy. Nassau police and agents of Capano's agency — the U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Bureau — stand guard around Capano's home. (Jan. 1, 2012)

A Nassau police cruiser passes Charlie's Family Pharmacy
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

A Nassau police cruiser passes Charlie's Family Pharmacy Sunday morning as police continue their investigation into the deaths Saturday of a robbery suspect and a federal agent who happened to be in the drugstore at the time. (Jan. 1, 2012)

James Capano, the father of slain federal agent
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

James Capano, the father of slain federal agent John Capano, talks Sunday with reporters outside Charlie's Family Pharmacy on Merrick Road in Seaford. His son, who happened to be in the drugstore Saturday during a robbery, was fatally shot as an NYPD officer struggled with a suspect. (Jan. 1, 2012)

A sign Sunday on the door of Charlie's
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

A sign Sunday on the door of Charlie's Family Pharmacy announces that it opens for business at 9 a.m. Monday. Nassau police continue their investigation into the deaths Saturday of a robbery suspect and a federal agent who happened to be in the drugstore when it was robbed. (Jan. 1, 2012)

A woman is consoled as Nassau police investigate
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

A woman is consoled as Nassau police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting at Charlie's Family Pharmacy in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau police investigate the scene of a fatal
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Nassau police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting at Charlie's Family Pharmacy in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau police investigate the scene of a fatal
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Nassau police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting at Charlie's Family Pharmacy in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau police investigate the scene of a fatal
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Nassau police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting at Charlie's Family Pharmacy in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau police investigate the scene of a fatal
Photo Credit: Nick Stein

Nassau police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting at Charlie's Family Pharmacy in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

People console one and other at the scene
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People console one and other at the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau police respond to the scene of a
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Nassau police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau police respond to the scene of a
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Nassau police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Kevin P Coughlin

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Kevin P Coughlin

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Nick Stein

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Nick Stein

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Nick Stein

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Nick Stein

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Nick Stein

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

Nassau County police respond to the scene of
Photo Credit: Nick Stein

Nassau County police respond to the scene of a shooting Saturday at Charlie's Family Pharmacy, 3931 Merrick Rd., in Seaford. (Dec. 31, 2011)

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