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On Friday, he didn’t budge from the broiling parking lot where he was cut down just after 1 p.m.
Musitano, 52, was taken off the board in a daring daytime hit at a Burlington plaza, likely bringing an end to three years of bloody gangland tit-for-tat that has left at least a dozen people dead.
According to The Hamilton Spectator, Musitano’s longtime bodyguard, John Clary, was also wounded in the shooting along with a third unidentified man.
The gangster’s violent death marked the end of more than 70 years of criminal activity in southern Ontario for the Musitano family.
Longtime mob observer James Dubro told The Toronto Sun the power vacuum left by the the mob scion’s death is small and there will likely be no recriminations.
Hamilton Mob boss Pasquale (Pat) Musitano has been shot dead in a Burlington parking lot, just over a year after surviving a previous attempt on his life amid ongoing mafia violence.
Halton Regional Police have confirmed Musitano, 52, died after being gunned down Friday afternoon.
A second shooting victim is in hospital in serious condition, police say.
The Spectator has learned the second victim is Musitano’s longtime bodyguard, John Clary.
A third man is in hospital with undetermined injuries, The Spectator has learned.
Police were called to 484 Plains Rd. E., a plaza at King Road that houses several businesses, including Pro Patio Furniture, around 1 p.m.. Two men were found with gunshot wounds. Musitano died at the scene. His body was covered with a tarp.
Musitano was the reputed boss of Hamilton’s Musitano crime family.