NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in the Bronx were investigating a possible mob hit late Thursday.
Sources tell CBS2 a man linked to the Bonanno crime family was shot dead at a McDonald’s drive-thru on Webster Avenue in the Claremont section.READ MORE: Newark Public Schools Resume In-Person Learning Monday
Investigators identified the victim as 71-year-old Sylvester Zottola.READ MORE: NYPD: Suspect Hit Officer In Face During Attempted Arrest Near Washington Square Park
He was reportedly shot once in the head, three times in the chest, and once more in the shoulder.
In July, Zottola’s 41-year-old son, Salvatore, was also shot in the Bronx but survived. It wasn’t confirmed if that shooting was mob-related.MORE NEWS: Police: Witnesses Stop Drunk Man From Pushing Asian Woman Onto Subway Tracks In Brooklyn
Sources say the shooter sped away in a grey vehicle on nearby Clay Avenue.