March 13, 2019 – In Breaking News – Heavy
Frank Cali, the reputed boss of the Gambino mafia crime family, has been shot and killed on Staten Island on the evening of March 13, 2019 in what appears to be a gangland hit, according to multiple New York news reports.
An initial report said that Cali was gravely wounded, but multiple news outlets now say the purported mob boss, who helmed John Gotti’s former empire, is dead.
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#BREAKING: Source tells @PIX11News reputed #Gambino crime family boss Francesco #FrankCali was shot and gravely wounded on Staten Island after 9 pm tonight. Cali at SI University No. Hospital after shooting in Todt Hill. He has ties to Sicilian mob. pic.twitter.com/CgiRyO2jSb
— Mary Murphy (@MurphyPIX) March 14, 2019
Authorities have yet to confirm that information on the record.
However, the New York Daily News is one of the sites reporting that the alleged mobster is dead, writing that he “was gunned down and run over Wednesday night in a gory mob hit.”
According to the Daily News, Frank Cali was shot six times in the chest and run over by a blue pickup. The hit occurred outside his home and he died at the hospital, Daily News reported.
Michael George, a WNBC reporter, wrote on Twitter: “A law enforcement source confirms to me Gambino crime boss Frank Cali was murdered outside his Staten Island home.”
That account came a few minutes after an earlier report from another journalist said that Frank Cali was gravely wounded.
A law enforcement source confirms to me Gambino crime boss Frank Cali was murdered outside his Staten Island home. I’ll have a report at 11p
— Michael George (@mgeorge4NY) March 14, 2019
However, she later updated her story to also say that Cali had been fatally shot.
“#BREAKING: Source tells @PIX11News reputed #Gambino crime family boss Francesco #FrankCali was shot and gravely wounded on Staten Island after 9 pm tonight. Cali at SI University No. Hospital after shooting in Todt Hill. He has ties to Sicilian mob,” Mary Murphy, Pix11 investigative reporter, wrote on Twitter in one of the first accounts of the shooting.
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— AboutTheMafia (@AboutTheMafia) October 3, 2018
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