PICTURED: Man, 18, killed in a wild brawl sparked by a ‘petty dispute’ at a birthday party which let to ’50 to 80 men fighting in the street with golf clubs, baseball bats and metal poles’
- A man died when a brutal brawl at a house party brawl spilled out onto the street
- The man was just 18 years old and suffered serious head injuries that killed him
- Men with clubs and bats arrived by the carload as the fight grew more vicious
- Four men allegedly involved in the fight were arrested and are being questioned
An teenager has died after a wild house party brawl spilled on to the street and carloads of men armed with clubs arrived to clash with revellers.
Alex Ioane, 18, was celebrating a 16th birthday party when his life was cut short after the fight erupted at a Chester Road home in Ingleburn in Sydney’s south-west at 9.40pm on Friday.
There were up to 80 people at the party.
The teenager suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Liverpool Hospital, where he was declared dead.
Four other men, all aged 19, were allegedly involved in the brawl and arrested after officers broke up the out-of-control fight.
A baseball bat, a golf club and wooden and metal poles allegedly used as weapons were seized by police.
Alex Ioane (pictured), 18, was celebrating a 16th birthday party when his life was cut short after a fight erupted in Ingleburn in Sydney’s south-west at 9.40pm on Friday
A man (pictured) was treated by paramedics (pictured) who were unable to be saved him from injuries he sustained in a brawl in Ingleburn in Sydney’s south-west at 9.40pm on Friday
Police question a man at the scene. Four men were arrested after officers arrived and broke up the large crowd that was brawling
The fight began inside the home and spilled out onto the street where it grew more violent.
Shortly after, carloads of young men arrived with a baseball bat, a golf club and wooden and metal poles to join the brawl.
Neighbours Gayle and Wayne Jamieson were told by two girls next door that the party would be noisy but it would be over by 10pm.
‘The next minute it was turmoil,’ Wayne told the Daily Telegraph.
Gayle felt sorry for the ‘poor family’ of the man who was died in the fight.
‘He has come to a party to celebrate and it’s ended like this,’ she said.
Police from the Public Order and Riot Squad, the Dog Unit and Rescue Squad were called to break up the argument.
A crime scene remains in place on Chester Road between Percy Street and Gertrude Avenue, and the four men are believed to still be in custody.
The house party turned violent and carloads of men with baseball bats arrived to clash with revellers. Police and paramedics were called
A man was pronounced dead at the scene after paramedics were unable to save him from his serious injuries