A 23-year-old man has been fatally stabbed at Mansfield in Brisbane’s south-eastern suburbs, with police investigating bikie gang hyperlinks to the assault.
- 5 males acquired out of two automobiles and attacked the person, police mentioned
- He was then stabbed a number of instances within the torso by one of many males
- Officers from the murder squad and the anti-bikie Taskforce Maxima are concerned within the investigation
One man is in custody and being questioned by police, who’re additionally looking for a white Nissan Patrol and its 4 occupants.
“Now we have what is kind of a graphic and disturbing scene,” Queensland police Detective Superintendent Andrew Massingham mentioned.
He mentioned a 23-year-old man entered the automotive park of a gymnasium on the intersection of Brigadoon Road and Pine Mountain Street in a white Mercedes Benz.
The person was then pursued by a black Audi, and as he tried to exit the automotive park was rammed by the Nissan Patrol.
5 males then acquired out of the automobiles.
“They’ve approached the driving force seat … they’ve then used a crowbar to smash the window.”
Detective Superintendent Massingham mentioned the person tried to flee out of the passenger aspect door however was chased throughout the road by two of the boys.
He was then stabbed a number of instances within the torso by one of many males.
“These males have been extraordinarily motivated to hunt this particular person down,” Detective Superintendent Massingham mentioned.
4 of the boys left the scene within the Nissan Patrol, with the fifth fleeing on foot in the direction of Flame Tree Courtroom.
Police searched the world and located two backpacks in bins in several yards.
A person was present in bushland near the scene at about 4pm.
Assault caught on safety cameras
Officers from the murder squad and the anti-bikie Taskforce Maxima are concerned within the investigation.
“The motive at this stage is unknown,” Detective Superintendent Massingham mentioned.
However he confirmed that bikie hyperlinks are being investigated.
“That’s entrance and centre of what we’re doing in the mean time.”
He mentioned all the incident was caught on safety cameras and made for stunning viewing.
Police mentioned the assault was witnessed by “a lot of folks”.
Police are looking for the Nissan Patrol and the 4 males.
The general public have been advised that in the event that they see the automotive, they need to name triple-0 and never strategy it.
Witnesses mentioned there have been round 30 folks contained in the gymnasium on the time who have been saved there for a lot of hours.