Man arrested in death of Frank Cali, reputed Gambino crime family boss

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting death of Francesco "Frank" Cali, the man believed to be the boss of the notorious Gambino mob family.

According to WPIX-TV, Anthony Comello, 24, of Staten Island, was arrested in New Jersey and will be charged with murder in New York, police said Saturday.

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Authorities believe Comello crashed a blue pickup into Cali's SUV and shot him 10 times outside the reputed mob boss' Staten Island home Wednesday night. Cali, 53, was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, authorities said.

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This marks the first shooting of a New York crime boss in more than three decades. In 1985, Gambino boss Paul Castellano was shot and killed outside a Manhattan steakhouse, The Associated Press reported.

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