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A reputed mobster, whose son was injured in an attempted hit job three months ago, was fatally shot Thursday afternoon at a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx while waiting for a cup of coffee, police said.
Sylvester Zottola, 71, a Bonanno crime family associate, was shot outside the fast food restaurant at around 4:45 p.m., sources told The New York Daily News. He was reportedly hit with five shots, including once in the head and three in the chest. He was also reportedly hit in the shoulder.
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He was pronounced dead at the scene. Law enforcement official described as a mafia-style assassination, The New York Times reported. Zottola had been pursued for months by someone who wanted him dead, and it appears that someone caught up with him, according to The Times.
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