One dead, others hospitalised in massive Queensland street brawl

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Police are still on the scene after a massive street brawl in Queensland left one person dead and three others in hospital. 

The violent altercation broke out in North Booval, Ipswich, on Tuesday afternoon.

"Early information indicates at around 5pm, in Baden Jones Way, several people were involved in a violent altercation involving weapons," Queensland Police said in a statement. 

Ipswich street brawl
One man has been left dead after the street brawl erupted on Tuesday afternoon. Source: Nine News

Four men were rushed to hospital. 

A 31-year-old man was later pronounced dead. He allegedly suffered multiple gunshot wounds. 

Three other men were transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital and the Ipswich General Hospital where they were treated for injuries, police said.

A man, in his 20s, was allegedly struck by a car during the altercation, the ABC reported.

Paramedics, including the High Acuity Response Unit, were called to the scene around 5pm and treated multiple people. 

A police spokesperson confirmed to Yahoo News Australia on Wednesday morning that no one was in custody as detectives work to piece together the violent scenes.

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A crime scene has been established and investigations are ongoing. 

One local witness told The Courier Mail their children rushed home to alert them to the unfolding brawl.

"They said there were about 15 people involved, and that some of them had bats," a local father told the paper.

Authorities are urging anyone with information regarding this incident to contact police.

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