10/23/2013 06:44 EDT | Updated 12/23/2013 05:12 EST

Ahuntsic stabbing leaves man in critical condition

Montreal police are searching for four suspects after a stabbing in Ahuntsic-Cartierville early Wednesday morning.

Police said they received a 911 call at about 3:20 a.m. reporting a man was lying on the ground on St-Laurent Boulevard near the Sauriol Street intersection. 

According to police, witnesses said they saw the man being attacked by at least four people. 

The victim was rushed to the hospital with at least one stab wound in his upper body. 

Police said he is in critical condition.

St-Laurent Boulevard is closed northbound between Fleury and Sauriol for the police investigation.

The victim's identity has not been released.