The leader of a Bronx motorcycle gang was shot dead Saturday in what is believed to be a targeted hit,MTO News has learned.
Authorities say that Francisco Rosado, 51, headed the Bronx chapter of the Pagans Motorcycle Club. According to law enforcement sources, he was gunned down by two masked men in the Bronx in broad daylight.
Two suspects, pulled up on the alleged Pagans leader, and shot him dead. Then the suspects fled in a blue Jeep Cherokee with stolen license plates, sources said.
Francisco was struck in the head and chest and declared dead at the scene, police said.
As of Sunday night, no arrests had been made in the deadly shooting. And police don’t have many leads.
Authorities suspect that the killers were professional hitmen.
The Pagans operate all along the East Coast with over 1,000 members. The biker gang has a hand in drugs, tattoo parlors, strip clubs and junkyards.