Location: Roemer Blvd. Farrell, Pennsylvania Mercer County
12/30/11 A local bar owner was gunned down in front of his own bar late this evening in Farrell, Pennsylvania. 58 year-old William "Billy" Basilone of Farrell, owner of Basilone’s Bar on Roemer Blvd., was rushed to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown after being shot at least six times around 11:30 pm. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Southwest Mercer County Regional Police have released little information on the incident and family members have declined to comment. This incident may be related to other recent armed robberies in the area.