NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A man was transported to the hospital Sunday morning with life threatening injuries after being stabbed.

Around 2:40 a.m., police were called to the 5500 block of E. Virginia Beach Boulevard for a possible stabbing victim.

Once authorities arrived they found a 36-year-old man suffering from a severe laceration.

He was immediately transported from the scene to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He is listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

During preliminary investigation, police determined the stabbing was a result of an altercation between two individuals.

Police identified the second party involved, an adult male, and took him into custody without further incident.

The investigation remains ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.