Welcome to the world of Vincent Mad Dog Coll. Never heard of him? Well ... by the summer of 1931, he we front page news across the nation. Once a key enforcer for the Dutch Schultz mob, Coll wanted more. The Dutchman didn't quite agree. Coll split, took a handful of key gang members, and IT WAS WAR! Bodies were splattered all over the streets of New York City as the Coll gang revolutionized the drive-by shooting. But it was one fateful day in July when Vincent Coll was referred to as MAD DOG COLL.
Follow this riveting story of a badass gangster from the Prohibition Era, who met his maker at the age of 23.
Jack "Legs" Diamond - Bootlegger and ally to Mad Dog Coll
Dutch Schultz - Beer Baron of the Bronx; Arch enemy of Vincent Coll
October 1931: Arrest of Vincent Coll
December 1931: Vincent Coll and attorney, Sam Leibowitz
Illustration of entry points of bullets
Lottie and Coll's sister, Florence Reddan
Millie Schwartz - Accidental victim of shooting by Lottie and accomplices
Owney Madden - Beer Manufacturer/Distributor and owner of Cotton Club night spot.
Bo Weinberg - Schultz's top enforcer
October 1931: Odierno, Basile, DelGreco, Giordano,and Coll
Diagram of murder scene
Vincent Coll taken to his final resting place: St. Raymonds Cemetery, Bronx, NY
Loan shark, Izzy Morah was the target of shooting
Frenchie DeMange - Madden's right-hand man; kidnap victim of Coll Gang