United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives NY - Special Agent John Capano was shot and killed while struggling with a robbery suspect outside a pharmacy. Agent Capano is the 69th law enforcement fatality caused by a gunshot in 2011.
From the Officer Down Memorial Page: Agent Capano was off-duty and inside the pharmacy at 2:00 pm when the suspect entered and robbed it of OxyContin and cash. As the suspect exited the store, Agent Capano drew his service weapon and attempted to stop him. He shot the armed man once and then began to struggle with him as they exited the store.
End of Watch: Saturday, December 31, 2011