Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie shot dead in Melbourne's north
The Comancheros associate, who was most recently investigated over the Love Machine double-shooting last April, was shot in a Taco Bill carpark in Epping 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.
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Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie leaves court last July. Credit:Chris Hopkins. Police confirmed on Thursday night that Maghnie died at the scene. Underworld sources described Maghnie as a " dead man walking" amid his increasingly aggressive behaviour towards rivals in bikie groups and other
Residents say they heard arguing before feared underworld figure Nabil Maghnie was shot dead in Melbourne's north last night.
The body of Maghnie, 45, was found near a black Mercedes ute on Dalton Road in Epping just after 8.30pm yesterday.
9News understands the suspected Comancheros associate was involved in a dispute at a nearby home before multiple shots were heard.
A 27-year-old Plumpton man and a 44-year-old man were also taken to hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
Who was Nabil Maghnie? The gangland figure gunned down in Melbourne
Finding Nabil Maghnie's killer may not be an easy task for Victoria Police. The gangland figure had a long list of enemies. Maghnie has been a mainstay of Victorian crime reporting in the last decade, frequently connected to gangland murders, but never convicted of them.© AAP The 44-year-old Comancheros associate, Maghnie, is believed to have been killed in a shooting of three people. In 2011 he was shot in Broadmeadows, but survived.He was last in the news in November, when he was grilled by detectives over the death of fellow gangland figure Mitat Rasimi.
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Melbourne underworld figure Nabil Maghnie has reportedly been shot dead in the city's north. Emergency workers were called to an Police said a man believed to be in his 40s died at the scene. Two other men who had been shot were taken to hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
The younger of the injured men is believed to be one of Maghnie's sons, who ran to a nearby Taco Bill restaurant for help.
Maghnie's family and friends rushed to the scene after news of the shooting broke.
Homicide Squad detectives are leading the investigation with the Armed Crime Squad assisting.
Maghnie's list of enemies is a lengthy one.
He was under investigation over a double fatal shooting at the Love Machine nightclub last year, over which his son Jacob Elliott has been charged.
He had been shot twice in the past, including in 2016 when he drove himself to hospital after being shot in the head.
Maghnie was also arrested in November over the killing of drug trafficker Mitat Rasimi but was released without charge.
Anyone who witnessed the shooting or who has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 or submit a confidential crime report at.
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