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Notorious underworld figure killed in suspected gangland shooting



Notorious underworld figure Gavin "Capable" Preston has reportedly been shot and killed in Melbourne's northwest in a suspected gangland attack, The Age reports.

He was reportedly shot multiple times at a cafe in Keilor Village along with one other man.

Police Chief Commissioner Shane Patton said that a man in his 50s had been shot, however, he did not confirm if the victim was Preston.

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"A male in his 50s has been shot, and may have passed away," he said.

"Another male at the scene has also been shot, I believe in the stomach."

Ambulance Victoria said a man had been taken to hospital in a critical condition, the ABC reported.

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