Francisco Rosado Wiki – Francisco Rosado Biography
Francisco Rosado who was the leader of a New York City motorcycle gang was reportedly shot and killed by two masked men in what is believed to be a targeted coup.
Francisco Rosado, head of the Bronx chapter of the Pagan Motorcycle Club, was shot dead in the city’s Allerton neighborhood around 3:20 p.m. Saturday, police sources told the New York Post.
Sources said Rosado, 51, died at the scene on Holland Avenue, near Mace Avenue, after receiving a blow to the head and chest.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
Francisco Rosado, 51, was allegedly gunned down in the Bronx on Saturday
Law enforcement sources said the two assailants fled the scene in a blue Jeep
Rosado is said to be the head of the Pagan Motorcycle Club’s Bronx chapter
His murder prompted fears of a potential gang war should the suspects turn out to be members of a rival motorcycle club
Pagan MC has over 1,300 members operating in chapters along the East Coast
Francisco Rosado Age
He was 51 years old
Francisco Rosado Shot Dead
The leader of a Bronx motorcycle gang was shot dead Saturday in what is believed to be a targeted hit, sources said.
Francisco Rosado, 51, who headed the Bronx chapter of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, was gunned down by two masked men on Holland Avenue near Mace Avenue in Allerton at about 3:20 p.m., according to law enforcement sources.
The Pagan Motorcycle Club
The Club has more than 1,300 members across at least 100 chapters in several states along the East Coast.
The gang has been linked to the production and smuggling of illicit drugs including meth, cocaine, heroin and PCP and is also believed to have deep ties to organized crime.
The Pagans are one of four major motorcycle gangs in the US – with rivals being the Hells Angels, the Bandidos and the Outlaws.
Rosado’s murder has sparked fears among law enforcement that a gang war could be brewing, should his assailants be linked to a rival group.
Francisco Rosado Suspect Killers
The shooters are said to have fled the scene in a blue Jeep Cherokee with stolen license plates.
No arrests have been made as of Sunday night, and the NYPD has released very few details about the shooting.
In a press release, detectives said officers responding to a 911 call about a male shot arrived to find the victim unconscious and unresponsive before medics declared him dead on the scene.
Detectives did not disclose the victim’s identity, but sources confirmed to the Post that it was Rosado.
Photos taken at the scene by a DailyMail.com photographer showed a massive police presence around a body covered with a white sheet – as well as people consoling each other.
Medics were seen loading a woman into an ambulance, but it is unclear how she was involved in the incident.
Bystanders said that she may be a relative of Rosado and that she had collapsed at the scene.