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Salvatore Leone: "Anthony! I'm getting out! My arraignment's today!"
Toni Cipriani: "Great!"
Salvatore Leone: "Yeah, but I got this notion that the Sicilians don't want me to make it to court. With me in here, who's stopping them from taking over?"
Toni Cipriani: "Hey, they'd have to get by me first Sal."
Toni Cipriani about the escort Salvatore Leone to the courthouse.

The Shoreside Redemption is the penultimate storyline mission in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories given to protagonist Toni Cipriani by Leone Family member Don Salvatore Leone from his prison cell in Pike Creek, Shoreside Vale, Liberty City.


Salvatore is going to court and he knows that the Sicilian Mafia won't want him to get there, believing he will be released. Toni follows the Securicar that Salvatore is being transported in, protecting him from attacks by the Sicilian Mafia. When he arrives at the courthouse in Belleville Park, Salvatore is found not guilty and released. Salvatore leaves, heading to his home in Saint Mark's and tells Toni to meet him there.

Mission Objectives

In order to complete the mission the player must:

  • Go get a police car
  • Get into position at the station
  • Escort the convoy to its destination
  • Protect the transport van and make sure it arrives in one piece
  • Take out the four blockades


  • Various members of the Sicilian Mafia - Killed by Toni Cipriani for attempting to kill Salvatore Leone as he's being transported to the courthouse for his trial.
  • Two LCPD officers - Killed when their cruiser at the head of the convoy is flipped by a RPG from the Sicilian Mafia and explodes before they can get out and run to a safe distance.


The reward for completing this mission is $4,000 and the final storyline mission, The Sicilian Gambit, is unlocked.


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Video Walkthrough


  • The mission's name is a reference to the 1994 film The Shawshank Redemption.
  • The LCPD officers escorting Salvatore and the Securicar drivers wield Python revolvers instead of pistols.
  • This is one of the few missions in the series where the police are allies of the player, though Toni will still receive a wanted level if he performs a drive-by shooting.
  • The Sicilian gang members shown in the mission resembles the bodyguards of Nicole Horne, the main antagonist in Max Payne, another franchise published by Rockstar Games.