A Man Died After Shooting a Firefighter During a Six-Hour Standoff With Police on Staten Island

Garland Tyree's home at 15 Destiny Court on Staten Island. Photo via Google Street View

A local leader of the Bloods gang was killed during a shootout with New York City police on Friday after a six-hour standoff on Staten Island, DNAInfo reports. By the time the dust settled, the man had shot a firefighter in the leg, detonated a smoke grenade in his home, and unleashed a barrage of bullets with an assault rifle, cops said.

Thirty-eight-year-old Garland Tyree first barricaded...

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