24-year-old accused of fatally shooting reputed Gambino family crime boss

Investigators believe Anthony Comello was dating Francesco Cali's female relative when Cali reportedly told him to stop seeing her, sources said.
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tonight, there are new developments in the mudder of a reputed mob boss on Staten Island. The suspected killer making his first court appearance. He's accused of lawyering the man out of his home by ramming a car backwards into another car to get him out of the house. Here's ABC's linsey Davis. Reporter: Some of the first images of the 24-year-old police say murdered an alleged mobster. Is it true you're waving your right to extradition? Yes, sir. Reporter: Anthony comello appearing today in a New Jersey courtroom with the words "Maga forever" scribbled on his palm. Comello is accused of murdering reputed Gambino family crime boss Francesco "Frankie boy" cali. Police say comello shot the 53-year-old purported godfather after allegedly smashing into cali's parked car outside his Staten Island home. Get a rush on a bus. Reporter: Just moments before the murder, the two men were reportedly spotted on grainy surveillance talking and shaking hands. Police say they later tracked comello's phone to the crime scene and discovered his fingerprints on cali's blood-stained SUV. Sources say investigators believe he was dating cali's female relative when cali reportedly told him to stop seeing her. This is the first time a reputed mob boss has been killed in new York City in more than 30 years. But police say they don't believe that this is mob David? All right, linsey Davis tonight.

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