THE gangster shot dead in a Dublin business park was executed by his own gang, gardai believe.
It has also emerged that Gintaras Zelvys (43) tried to use his wife as a "human shield".
Detectives are working on the theory that the Lithuanian criminal was murdered by members of his own gang over a bitter cash dispute.
Senior sources say that it is "a miracle" that his wife, Edita (left) – who worked alongside him – was not also killed in the "meticulous hit".
Zelvys grabbed her in a "bear hug" when the assassination team approached in a silver Audi car.
The gangster ran a Leinster-wide 'cash for clothes' business. FULL STORY: SEE PAGES 4 & 5