On April 17, 1972, a lone gunman appeared in the doorway of Umbertos Clam House—a gleaming new establishment in Little Italy—and fired three shots into Joey Gallo, who was gobbling a pre-dawn breakfast with his young bride and stepdaughter after a night of dancing at the Copacabana. Hit in the elbow, back, and buttocks, the Gambino crime boss staggered out the front door and was picked up by a passing cop car and taken to the hospital. He expired on the way. "Crazy Joe" had made the fatal mistake of sitting with his... More >>>