On This Day in 1992 Nicky Grancio was Killed


On This Day in 1992 Nicky Grancio was Killed
On this day in 1992 Nicholas Grancio, who was a Colombo soldier, was killed in a drive-by-shooting.




In the early 1990’s an internal war broke-out in the Colombo crime family when capo Vittorio Orena challenge imprisoned mob boss Carmine Persico for the leadership of the family. “Nicky Black” sided up to the faction led by Orena making him a prime target for the Persico loyalists.

Nicky pulled up at a set of red lights in his Toyota, at the same time Colombo hitmen pulled up by the side of him. Larry Mazza, one of the Colombo hitmen stuck his shotgun out the window and blew Nicky’s face onto the windshield from point blank range. In the car was also Greg Scarpa, but contrary to popular belief he wasn’t the assassin, Scarpa was fumbling around with his jammed gun while Mazza completed the job.

On This Day in 1992 Nicky Grancio was Killed

On This Day in 1992 Nicky Grancio was Killed

About the Author

Hayley Dean
Hayley is a freelance Journalist who has an interested in writing about notorious Serial Killers to one time hit murderers. Many infamous criminals came into my pieces of writing, those actually ranging from Al Capone to someone very different such as Jeffrey Dahmer. I always wanted to write about criminal issues within the world, I have read numerous criminal books, these have motivated me into writing my own account of crimes. I consider myself to be able to write numerous articles ranging from Gangsters and Mobsters to someone that is an infamous serial killer.