07/01/2013 16:11 EDT | Updated 08/31/2013 05:12 EDT

Man charged with attempted murder in Whitby stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a dispute that resulted in a stabbing at a residence in Whitby, Ont.

Durham Regional Police say that they were called to a Pilkington Crescent address on Sunday morning, where they found a 36-year-old man suffering from "numerous stab wounds."

The victim was rushed to hospital, where he was listed in critical, but stable condition.

A 47-year-old man was taken into custody on Sunday and subsequently charged with attempted murder.

Investigators allege that the stabbing occurred after a verbal dispute between the two men.

Police say both the victim and the accused are from Whitby.