Mafia boss gunned down outdoors New York house | US Information

The top of a New York crime household has been shot lifeless outdoors his house in Staten Island, in response to experiences.

Francesco ‘Franky Boy’ Cali is alleged to have been shot earlier than being run over, in response to The New York Publish.

The 53-year-old was the boss of the Gambino crime household.

Police mentioned he was hit a number of occasions in his torso.

He was taken to hospital however was declared lifeless.

The Gambino crime operation is without doubt one of the 5 historic Italian-American Mafia households in New York.

It got here to prominence within the late 1950s following a interval of bloody inter-gang rivalry.

In the course of the 1960s its extortion, loan-sharking and prostitution rackets had been estimated to be bringing in $500,000,000 a yr.

Former bosses embrace Paul Castellano and John ‘ The Teflon Don’ Gotti, so-called for his means to keep away from jail.

Former Mafia boss John Gotti, who died in 2002, pictured here in 1990
Former Mafia boss John Gotti, who died in 2002, pictured right here in 1990

Cali took over the household in 2015 had additionally been linked with Inzerillo Mafia clan of Palermo. Police known as him a “quiet, old-school boss” whereas mafia watchers mentioned “nobody ever sees him”.

His solely conviction got here in 2008 and he served 16 months in jail for an extortion scheme.

Police haven’t but made arrests however an investigation has begun.

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