A MAN is fighting for his life in hospital after being gang bashed at a house party south of Brisbane.
The violent scenes unfolded in the front yard of an Aragon Street home at Beenleigh on Saturday night.
Police said the 37-year-old was brutally bashed by a group of five men at the address around 9.40pm.
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A number of other people who had also been partying at the house stepped in and broke up the fight.
The five men fled the scene and the injured man returned to his home a short distance away.
Police said the victim’s condition deteriorated overnight, so much so that he was this morning rushed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition.
Investigations into the brutal assault and inquiries to locate those responsible are continuing.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have information that could assist with the police investigation is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.