Murders by Niko Bellic
There are a lot of hit missions in Grand Theft Auto IV, and Niko has accrued the greatest body-count of any GTA protagonist thus far. Here is a list of his intended targets ("collateral" murders such as those of unidentified gunmen or police are not included):
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- Kemal Vulaj and Bledar Morina - The first inevitable murders by Niko in Liberty City. Niko murdered the two in the defense of Roman Bellic.
- Dardan Petrela - Murdered for assaulting Roman Bellic.
- Vladimir Glebov - Niko shoots him in the eye for sleeping with Mallorie Bardas.
- Lenny Petrovic - Murdered on orders of Mikhail Faustin.
- Jason Michaels - Murdered on Faustin's order for "messing around" with Faustin's daughter.
- Lyle Rivas - Chased and killed on orders of Bruce Kibbutz.
- Mikhail Faustin - Murdered on orders of Dimitri Rascalov, and to appease Kenny Petrovic.
- Tom Rivas - Murdered for not paying off his debt to Bruce Kibbutz.
- Jayvon Simson - Murdered for not paying back Dwayne Forge.
- Tom Goldberg - Murdered for giving Francis McReary potential legal trouble.
- Marlon Bridges - Murdered on Trey Stewart's orders.
- Trunchez Brothers - Murdered so that Dwayne Forge can get the Triangle Club back.
- Oleg Minkov - Murdered on orders of The United Liberty Paper
- Adam Dimayev - Murdered on orders of The United Liberty Paper
- Teddy Benavidez - Murdered for failing to pay Ray Boccino.
- Kim Young-Guk - Murdered on Jon Gravelli's orders.
- Aiden O'Malley - Murdered for trying to get back at Derrick McReary.
- Bucky Sligo - Murdered on Derrick McReary's orders for threatening the McReary family.
- Anthony Spoleto - Murdered on Gerald McReary's orders, to sour the relationship between the the Ancelotti crime family and the The Albanian mob (who were framed for the killing).
- Frank Garone - See above.
- Charles Matteo - Murdered for discovering Phil Bell's role in sabotaging a cocaine deal between the the Ancelotti crime family and the Russian Mafia.
- Isaac Roth - Murdered for threatening Ray Boccino.
- Luca Silvestri - Murdered for stealing diamonds from Ray Boccino.
- Joseph DiLeo - Murdered in a shootout with Niko Bellic.
- John Barbosa - Murdered in a shootout with Niko Bellic.
- Ray Boccino - Murdered on James Pegorino's orders.
- Anthony Corrado - Murdered for attempting to rat out James Pegorino.
- Dimitri Rascalov - Murdered for trying to kill Niko.
- Eddie Low - Murdered by Niko in self-defense (Eddie Low is a random character, so killing him or even encountering him in the first place is optional).
- Ivan Bytchkov - Niko can let him fall from the building, on Vlad's orders, or help him up.
- Cherise Glover - Niko can shoot her in Ruff Rider, or let her live.
- Clarence Little - Niko can kill him, on Francis McReary's orders, or let him live.
- Alonso Gomez - Niko can kill him, or let him warn Teddy.
- Darko Brevic - Niko can either take revenge by shooting him multiple times, or spare him.
- Sergei - In the Deal storyline, Sergei attempts to kill Niko, but kills Roman instead; Niko kills him in revenge.
- James Pegorino - In the Revenge storyline, he is killed for killing Kate McReary.