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Baby girl dead, mum and grandparents injured after stabbing in Brisbane's south

A two-month-old baby girl has died and her mother and grandparents are in hospital after a stabbing in Brisbane's south.

A Queensland Police Spokesperson confirmed the baby, who had been taken to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, had died on Wednesday afternoon.

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A grandfather is under police guard in hospital after his wife, daughter and granddaughter are allegedly stabbed at Parkinson, in Brisbane's south. Nine News

The baby's grandmother and grandfather - both visiting Brisbane from China - and mother were all also seriously injured in the violent incident.

The grandparents, aged in their 50s, are both in critical condition in Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital, while the baby's 28-year-old mother is serious but stable.

Emergency services were called to a home on Watheroo Place, in Parkinson, about 2.30pm. 

More than 20 officers, detectives and specialist police were on scene shortly after 4pm.

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Neighbour Sun Gill was about to feed his dog when he heard screams coming over the back fence.

From his home on the street behind, he rushed onto Watheroo Place, where he said he saw a man covered in blood staggering along the street.

Video footage seen by Fairfax Media shows the man dropping to the ground in the driveway of his home before police arrested him.

"He was just covered in blood, literally pouring out of him, hey," Mr Gill said.

"it was pretty surreal. Very, very surreal, just the blood itself, they had the garage door open.

"You could see all the blood in the garage and then the trail from when when they walked to the neighbour's house."

Acting Inspector Sean McKay said police had set up two crime scenes in Parkinson, one in Watheroo Place and one in nearby Mapleton Circuit.

"Four people have been injured and at this stage we're not prepared to say if someone's a suspect.

"Suffice to say, we're not looking for anyone else at the moment."

Peter Walsh was home with his nine-month-old son further down the street but didn't hear anything. 

His wife, Natasha, thought the worst when she saw her sleepy, suburban street filled with police and ambulance. 

"When I rocked up home, he (the man in custody) was in the driveway handcuffed and the baby was being put in the ambulance," she said. 

"It's (usually) very quiet as you can see ... Not much happens around here. 

"We didn't meet most of our neighbours until today."

- additional reporting by Amy Mitchell-Wittington and Cameron Atfield

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