Police say as many as seven or eight people might have taken part in the attack.
According to a Montreal police spokesman says the man made his way to a nearby intersection at Crémazie Boulevard and 17th Avenue, where he dialed 911.
Authorities say he suffered a head injury but do not fear for his life.
The victim did not want to admit he was attacked in his home. Police doubt whether he will collaborate during the investigation.
Police cannot confirm a motive for the attack.