'Bronx Tale' actor Lillo Brancato Jr. out on parole

A former "Sopranos" star who made his acting debut in "A Bronx Tale" is out on parole for his role in the death of an

The former “Sopranos” star was convicted in an

The former “Sopranos” star was convicted in an attempted burglary that led to the killing of an NYPD officer.

THE BRONX - A former "Sopranos" star who made his acting debut in "A Bronx Tale" is out on parole for his role in the death of an off-duty NYPD officer.

Lillo Brancato Jr. was convicted in 2005 for an attempted burglary that led to the fatal shooting of officer Daniel Enchautegi. Authorities say Enchautegi had tried to stop Brancato and his accomplice, Steven Armento, from breaking into a home.

A jury found Brancato guilty of burglary, but acquitted him of murder. He received a 10-year sentence, while his co-defendant was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole.

The president of the city’s Patrolmen's Benevolent Association released a statement saying that the police force firmly believes Brancato is guilty of murder, and that they'll be watching and ready to send him back to prison the minute he steps out of line.
 

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