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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Mandatory retirement

     Normally those put on the spot are spry young fellers in their 20's or 30's but todays victim, in a later era, would have qualified for the senior citizens discount at McDonald's. Sixty-five year old Frank Lauritano was called a "Well-to-do" resident of the Brownsville –East New York section of Brooklyn and had been arrested three years previously for his connection with a policy game.
     After he finished his dinner on this date in 1930, he took a walk to the jewelry store to have his eye glasses fixed. On his way back as he approached his house three men fired anywhere from four to seven shots the exact number doesn't really matter, the result is he was killed. Hearing the shots, neighbors rushed out on their porches and saw three men running to a car, which whisked them away.


John DuMond said...

Maybe he was killed by the AARP. I hear they get really angry when members try to quit.

Pat Downey said...

The AARP has gotten away with too much for too long.

Anonymous said...

AARP is just a bunch of gangsters. Oh the nerve. It's a gangster kill gangster world out there.