Carter, her team (including Fusco) and the organized crime unit are investigating what they know is an execution murder of a mob leader named Benny D'Agostino in a bodega in the Russian mob ruled area of Brighton Beach. The murder was the retaliation hit by the Russian mob on a rival mob infiltrating Brighton Beach, that rival mob led by an unknown man named Elias. D'Agostino was one of Elias' underlings. On the surveillance recording, Carter notices that there was a witness in the bodega who vanished after the shooting. Reese, who gets a call from Fusco about Reese possibly helping to identify and find this missing witness, is one step ahead of Fusco in that he knows that his and Finch's latest case is that witness, a dedicated local schoolteacher named Charlie Burton. As Reese approaches Burton, he knows that the Russian mob are after Burton for being a witness. Reese convinces Burton to go on the run with him to try and get out of the neighborhood. While the Russian mob are in ... Written by
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You were meeting Benny at the bodega that day, weren't you? The shooters were looking for you.
Yeah, the benefits of no one knowing who you are Or what you look like. That's gone now, I suppose. It's time to evolve. I'm ready for the next step.
[Turns the gun
Go ahead. I'd rather die than see you running my city.
You know what Benny said before he died? He said, "Veni, vidi, vici" - I came, I saw, I won. He said your almighty Bratva was already crumbling. He said we'd already won.
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