Second man charged over shooting death Melbourne underworld figure

A 24-year-old Yagoona man will be extradited to Melbourne tomorrow after appearing before Bathurst Local Court this afternoon.

He was initially arrested for unrelated matters in Sydney’s CBD on October 10.

The 24-year-old was charged with one count of murder this morning.

Preston was at a cafe in Keilor with Abbas “AJ” Maghnie, the son of late crime boss Nabil Maghnie, when two men dressed in black fired multiple shots at the pair about 10.20am on September 9.

Preston died at the scene while Maghnie was hit in the stomach and taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Nobody else was wounded, though other patrons were in the area at the time.

He was extradited to Victoria and remanded in custody.

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