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 The Grim Reaper, Greg Scarpa pulled up by the side of him. Prior to this Greg Scarpa had an attempt made on his life so he was seeking revenge on the Orena faction, and he had an idea that Nicky was in on the hit attempt.

On This Day in 1992 Nicky Grancio was Killed

Nicky on that day was gunned down by The Grim Reaper while sitting in his car, and to make sure he was dead Scarpa got out of his car and unloaded more bullets at close range into Nicky Grancio’s face.

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.