A day after raiding the Melbourne homes of Hells Angels associates, police switched to targeting the Bandidos as an anti-bikie crackdown continues.

The Bandidos inner-city clubhouse in Brunswick was searched on Thursday afternoon with police looking for drugs and ammunition.

"It's about community reassurance," Inspector Ian Campbell told reporters of the raids.

"The police are very much on the front foot here."

The clubhouse is close to where Bandidos sergeant-at-arms Toby Mitchell was ambushed in a 2011 shooting - the first of two failed assassination attempts.

Last week, he survived being shot at more than 30 times in the city's far northwest.

Police have linked that shooting to Hells Angels associates and believe it has triggered an escalating feud between the two clubs.

Raids on 15 properties on Wednesday, following another raid on Monday, were designed to stop a brewing bikie war from developing.

Four of seven men caught up in those earlier raids appeared in court on Thursday.

Brothers Benjamin and Daniel Pegoraro, aged 23 and 27, respectively, of Epping, have been questioned over the second Mitchell shooting but were only charged with theft and handling stolen goods, a court has heard.

Police say both men are patched members of the Red Devils bikie gang, affiliated with the Hells Angels.

 

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