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Australia Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie shot dead in Melbourne's north

15:26  09 january  2020
15:26  09 january  2020 Source:   theage.com.au

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a person riding a bicycle on a city street: Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie leaves court last July.© Chris Hopkins Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie leaves court last July.

Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie was shot dead in Melbourne's northern suburbs on Thursday evening.

Maghnie, a Comancheros associate who was most recently under investigation over the double-shooting at the Love Machine nightclub last April, was shot and killed in the carpark of a Taco Bill restaurant at the intersection of Childs Road and Dalton Road, Epping, about 8.30pm on Thursday.

Police confirmed on Thursday night that Maghnie died at the scene.

Two other men were shot and were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the men is believed to be one of Maghnie's sons.

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Nabil Maghnie appeared in Melbourne ' s Magistrates Court on Thursday with bandages taped over the bullet wound on his face after he was injured in a Underworld figure appears in court with a bullet lodged in his NECK after getting caught in a shootout. Nabil Maghnie was injured last week during a

"The last of the Morans was lying in his own blood on the floor of his favourite cafe when news of his violent death reached rival gangland clan leader Carl

A police helicopter circled the area after police and paramedics attended the scene.

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The daughter of underworld figure Nabil Maghnie and a man believed to be his son were ejected from Love Machine before a fatal double shooting outside the nightclub Police believe Mr Elliott pulled the trigger from a stolen black Porsche, which was later torched in Wollert on Melbourne ' s northern fringe.

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A video seen by The Age showed Maghnie and one other man lying on the ground, topless, being attended to by paramedics.

Underworld sources described Maghnie as a "dead man walking" amid his increasingly aggressive behaviour towards rivals in bikie groups and other organised criminal syndicates.

Maghnie, 44, was known as a habitually violent criminal, with a notoriously hair-trigger temper and a penchant for waging private vendettas publicly.

"It was only a matter of time," one criminal source said. "You can't do what he did without pissing off a lot of people - people won't stand for it."

Maghnie is also a suspect in the attempted murder of Bandido Toby Mitchell in 2011.

In a statement, police said homicide squad detectives would lead the investigation.

"The exact circumstances surrounding the shooting are still to be determined and the investigation is ongoing," the statement read.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

More to come.

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