A former Mongols bikie who was gunned down while at his cousin’s funeral has sent a chilling message to his attackers from his hospital bed.
Sam Abdulrahim, 30, was shot in the chest six times while at the funeral at Fawkner Cemetery, in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, on Saturday.
He was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a critical condition but is now stable after receiving two life-saving surgeries.
Abdulrahim used what little energy he had on Sunday to post a photo of himself lying in a hospital bed with tubes hooked up to his body while he gives the middle finger.
‘Allah is bigger than all these flops, they’ll get their day,’ he wrote in the caption.
His chilling threat comes as a mother and her four-year-old son, embroiled in the violence when the fleeing gunmen stole their car, relived the terrifying moment they were carjacked.
A former Mongols bikie who was gunned down while at his cousin’s funeral sent a chilling message to his attackers from his hospital bed
The gunmen were in a Mazda SUV when they allegedly opened fire on Abdulrahim as he drove his $300,000 Mercedes G-Class 4WD (pictured) in the funeral procession
The gunmen were in a Mazda SUV when they allegedly opened fire on Abdulrahim while he was driving his $300,000 Mercedes G-Class 4WD in the funeral procession.
The gunmen then took off before crashing their vehicle into a fire hydrant at the intersection of Sydney Rd and Box Forest Rd.
They pulled Natasha and her son Vinny out of their Ford Territory before stealing the vehicle to make a quick getaway.
‘All I remember is a gun pointed at my face,’ Natasha told Sunrise.
‘The next thing I know, I’m pulling my kid out of the car.
‘I just told him, I’ve got a kid, I’ve got a kid. Thinking back, if I had hesitated … he had just recently shot somebody, he wouldn’t have hesitated to shoot me.’
Natasha and her son Vinny (pictured) were carjacked in the terrifying situation which unfolded on Saturday
Heavyweight boxer and former Mongols bikie Sam Abdulrahim is fighting for life after being shot while attending his cousin’s funeral
Vinny said a gun was aimed at his mother while pointing at his face to describe where the weapon was pointed on her.
‘The bad guy told mommy and me to get out,’ he said.
‘The bad man, he put a gun up here.’
Police later found the Ford Territory torched 15km away in Epping. A gun was left behind in the vehicle.
Abdulrahim managed to drive himself to a local police station after he was shot before emergency services transported him to hospital.
Police believe the Mazda SUV driven by the gunmen had ‘cloned’ number plates attached to it.
Ambulance Victoria said paramedics had responded to an incident in Hadfield.
The shots were fired by occupants of a Mazda SUV that fled the scene before crashing into a fire hydrant at the Sydney and Box Forest roads intersection
‘Paramedics treated one person at the scene who has been taken to hospital in a critical condition,’ Ambulance Victoria said in a statement.
Police closed off Box Forest Road at the northern entrance of Fawkner Memorial Park as investigations continue.
Victoria Police Acting Superintendent Boris Buick urged any witnesses to come forward.
‘Obviously it was a terrifying experience, an incident like this is terrifying for the public and for the people involved,’ he said.
The shooting comes months after Abdulrahim, sergeant-at-arms Mark Balsillie and Toby Mitchell were ordered to hand in their colours.
Balsillie and Abdulrahim were summoned to an urgent meeting with the gang’s new Queensland hierarchy on the Gold Coast where they were told they were out, the Herald Sun reported.
Mitchell, also a former Bandidos boss, Balsillie and Abdulrahim were widely regarded as three of the most influential Mongols in the club’s ranks last year.
The Mazda is seen after it crashed into a pole in Fawkner, Melbourne after a former bikie was shot
Police allege the Mazda SUV had ‘cloned’ number plates (pictured, the car crashed against a pole)
Investigations are continuing into the incident which occurred on Saturday afternoon
The shooting comes months after Abdulrahim, sergeant-at-arms Mark Balsillie and Toby Mitchell (pictured) were ordered to hand in their colours
Abdulrahim is well-known in kickboxing circles as ‘The Punisher’ and owns boxing management company Punisher Promotions.
He was jailed for a minimum of two years after crashing his Ferrari 360 Spider into several cars and killing 88-year-old great-grandmother Muriel Hulett in 2015.
Abdulrahim was also involved in a brawl at Melbourne Magistrates Court in the same year and was found guilty of assault and fined $2000.
Abdulrahim is also known in kickboxing circles as The Punisher and owns boxing management company Punisher Promotions