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AustraliaBikie gang may be behind shooting outside Melbourne's Love Machine nightclub, police say

11:57  15 april  2019
11:57  15 april  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

Melbourne's Love Machine nightclub shooting victim Richard Arow dies in hospital

Melbourne's Love Machine nightclub shooting victim Richard Arow dies in hospital Police have confirmed a second man has died after a shooting outside Melbourne's Love Machine nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Detectives in Melbourne are investigating potential links between the fatal Love Machine nightclub shooting Detectives are now investigating the Porsche SUV connected to the shooting , which was later found burning in Wollert in Melbourne ’ s north as two people ran from the fire.

Gunman remains on the run following the shooting outside the Love Machine . Police are expected to investigate links to an outlaw bikie gang which has made extortion attempts on the The Love Machine is one of Melbourne ' s most popular nightclubs and was recently refurbished by new owners.

Police believe a drive-by shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub that killed one man and wounded several others was a targeted attack, possibly carried out by an outlaw motorcycle gang.

Police believe at least five people were hit by shots fired from a car into the crowd outside the Love Machine nightclub, in Prahran in Melbourne's inner south, about 3:10am on Sunday.

Narre Warren South man Aaron Khalid Osmani, 37, who worked as a security guard at the venue, died in hospital yesterday.

Melbourne's Love Machine nightclub shooting victim Richard Arow dies in hospital

Melbourne's Love Machine nightclub shooting victim Richard Arow dies in hospital Police confirm a second man has died almost a week after a shooting outside Melbourne's Love Machine nightclub. Richard Arow was praised by his football club as a "true gentleman".

Police have released excruciating details of a shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub overnight, describing the injuries as horrific. The shooting occurred outside the venue, the Love Machine nightclub , in Prahran about 3.20 am on Sunday. Police confirmed four people had been transported

Police said four men - three security guards and a patron waiting to get in - were shot outside the Love Machine club in the trendy inner-city "It would appear that shots have been discharged from a car in this area into a crowd that was standing outside the nightclub ," Victoria Police Inspector

A Go Fund Me page set up to help Mr Osmani's family with funeral costs has already raised over $6,000.

A 28-year-old man from Maidstone, who was lining up to enter the venue, was shot and is in a critical condition in hospital.

A 50-year-old Gisborne man and a 29-year-old Dallas man were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A 26-year-old Meadow Heights man presented at Northern Hospital later that day with what are believed to have been gunshot wounds.

A 20-year-old woman fell over at the scene, knocking her head.

Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Tess Walsh said the anti-bikie Echo Taskforce were working with the homicide squad and other units on the case.

"We think this is quite a specific, targeted attack, but we do not understand the motive, nor the people that are involved in it at this point in time," she said.

One killed in shooting outside Melbourne nightclub

One killed in shooting outside Melbourne nightclub One man was killed and another one critically wounded in a drive-by shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub in Australia, police have said. The shooting took place at the Love Machine nightclub in Prahran - just outside the city, at 3.20am local time (5.20pm GMT), according to Victoria Police. The victim, a 37-year-old security guard from Narre Warren South, died in hospital from his injuries. Three other people were taken to hospital following the incident, with a 28-year-old man remaining in a critical condition. Two men, 29 and 50, sustained non-life threatening injuries.

One man was killed and another one critically wounded in a drive-by shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub in Australia, police have said . The shooting took place at the Love Machine nightclub in Prahran - just outside the city, at 3.20 am local time (5.20pm GMT), according to Victoria Police .

Police said four men – three security guards and a patron waiting to get in – were shot outside the Love Machine club in the trendy inner-city suburb of Investigators were probing links to motorcycle gangs , Melbourne ’ s Age newspaper reported. Police were also probing whether a black Porsche

"There's a range of different criminal entities we're looking at at this stage. We have not narrowed down to a specific group."

She said the operators of the venue were cooperating with investigators.

She said police believed a black Porsche SUV that was stolen from Dandenong last month and found burnt out yesterday in Wollert, in Melbourne's north, was the vehicle used in the shooting.

Assistant Commissioner Walsh said police believed more than one person was in the vehicle at the time.

Investigators are reviewing CCTV footage from inside and outside the venue, and are appealing for anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact police.

Assistant Commissioner Walsh sought to reassure the public after a spate of recent shootings.

Over a 10-day period last month, five people were killed in separate shootings in Springvale, Meadow Heights, Dandenong and Kensington.

Two fighting for life after Melbourne nightclub shooting

Two fighting for life after Melbourne nightclub shooting Investigators are on scene as police urge anyone with video footage of the shooting to come forward.

One man was killed and another one critically wounded in a drive-by shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub in Australia, police have said . The shooting took place at the Love Machine nightclub in Prahran - just outside the city, at 3.20 am local time (5.20pm GMT), according to Victoria Police .

One man was killed and another one critically wounded in a drive-by shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub in Australia, police have said . The shooting took place at the Love Machine nightclub in Prahran - just outside the city, at 3.20 am local time (5.20pm GMT), according to Victoria Police .

"We're doing everything in our power to stop this violent crime on our streets," Assistant Commissioner Walsh said.

"I remain extremely confident we will solve this crime, this horrendous murder, and we will hold those people to account, and they'll see their day in court."

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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