GUARDAVALLE, Italy (AP) _ Gunmen killed a lumber industrialist in an apparent gangland reprisal and wounded two men who went to his aid, police said.

Pasquale Emanuele, 45, was shot Thursday night outside his home in the hills of southern Calabria, police reported Friday.

He was the third businessmen killed in the town since April in what investigators believe were reprisals for refusing to pay extortion money to underworld gangs.