Bruno Roti

Bruno Roti, Sr. (date of birth and death unknown) was known as "Bruno the Bomber" for his work with explosives as a gangster alongside Al Capone, and was arrested twice in murder investigations. Bruno was the first capo of what became the 26th Street/Chinatown crew of the Chicago Outfit. Roti, Sr. owned a grocery store on the 2100 block of S. Wentworth Avenue, less than six blocks away from Al Capone's headquarters, at 2135 S. Michigan Avenue. Bruno was often in court, defending himself against murder charges. Roti and his wife had 11 children, amongst them Fred Roti, who would go on to become a State Senator, powerful capo and political fixer for the Chicago Outfit.

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