Crazy Joe Gallo claimed he was one of the trigger men in the murder of Albert Anastasia in the Park Sheridan Hotel Barbershop. Gallo was later gunned down himself while stuffing his face with Italian seafood in Umberto's Restaurant on Mulberry Street.
Rare one of former gambino consigliere joe N Gallo , been reading some FBI files on Gallo it's Interesting that an informant ( probably carmine lombardozzi ) claims Joe N. Gallo sponsored John Gotti into the gambino family. I always figured it was Carmine Fatico or Neil Dellacroce.
Crazy Joey Gallo was a gangster specializing in typical mafia activities such as extortion and racketeering. Flamboyant, charming, well-read, he became a kind of celebrity, hanging out with writers, actors, and other New York scenesters. On the night of his 43rd birthday, on April 7, 1972, he stopped into Umberto’s Clam House on Mulberry Street in Little Italy. Around 5 am gunmen entered the restaurant and start firing, hitting Gallo 5 times; he staggered out to the street, and died.