Jim Hayes, 53, was shot twice allegedly by the suspect. He was wanted on a federal probation violation.

The standoff unfolded at 15 Destiny Court in the Mariners Harbor section of Staten Island. Marshals arrived at the home early Friday to serve Tyree a warrant but he allegedly refused to open the door, Boyd said. His shooting — the first in 21 years for the department — sparked a 6-hour standoff that ended in the suspect’s death in Staten Island on Aug. 14, 2015. Started by Improv Everywhere, the goal is for riders to get on the subway train dressed in normal winter clothes (without pants) and keep a straight face.AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. Over 700,00 people are expected to turn out for the parade, well-known for its extravagant and sometimes scanty costumes. SWAT teams are trying to coax him out of a basement apartment, aerial footage shows.

“He has a whole bunch of issues, a whole bunch of issues, mentally,” said the father of Tyree’s ex-girlfriend, who was at the scene speaking with investigators as the suspect was holed up.

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A lieutenant responding to the call ordered the man to leave the home but he refused and a fight ensued, two fire department sources told PIX11 News.

U.S. AFP PHOTO /TIMOTHYA. Lt. He was taken to a hospital and listed in stable condition, police said. CLARY(Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. I don’t want anything to happen to him,” Larry Johnson said, describing the Tyree as a generous man who was always there to help if he needed food or a ride.

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After the lieutenant was hurt, the suspected shooter barricaded himself in the home. (Photo: FDNY)

MARINERS HARBOR, Staten Island — A man who allegedly shot a firefighter then barricaded himself inside a Staten Island home is dead, ending a tense hours-long standoff, police said.

Tyree was a reputed member of the Bloods gang with 18 prior arrests, Boyce said. James Hayes was shot by a suspect wanted on a federal probation warrant. James Hayes was shot by a suspect wanted on a federal probation warrant. Law enforcement at the scene told PIX11 News the suspect has died, though further details about his death were not immediately known.

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“He’s like a son of mine. CLARY(Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. That’s when authorities went to an upstairs neighbor to get a key into the apartment.

The attack on Hayes is the first time in 21 years that a New York City firefighter has been shot in the line of duty, Nigro said.

PIX11 News’ Myles Miller contributed to this report.

Parade participants pose in costume for the 33rd Annual Mermaid Parade at New York's Coney Island on June 20, 2015. His injuries are not life-threatening, FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said.

Loved ones of the suspect were at the scene Friday, watching anxiously as the negotiations unfolded.

A man by that name posted to Facebook Friday morning saying, “Today I die.”

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(Photo: Garland Tyree on Facebook)

When they opened the door, they saw smoke inside and called firefighters to the scene, Boyce said.

FDNY Lt. 14, 2015. (Photo: FDNY)

FDNY Lt. His shooting — the first in 21 years for the department — sparked a 6-hour standoff that ended in the suspect’s death in Staten Island on Aug. news conference.

“They kicked in my door and it popped off,” the man wrote.

NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said the suspect was alone in the home and possibly armed with an assault rifle.

The shooting forced the evacuation of Tyree’s upstairs neighbors, Boyce said. 11, 2001, and comes from a family of firefighters, FDNY sources said.

– Anthony DiLorenzo (@ADiLorenzoTV) August 14, 2015

Police identified the suspect as Garland Tyree, a 38-year-old ex-con with an extensive criminal history, according to a search of New York prison records.

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