DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating a stabbing in the King Irving neighborhood Monday morning.

Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says it happened around 5:38 a.m. at the intersection of 11th Street and Forest Avenue. A 38-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition from the incident.

The person who called 911 reported seeing a shirtless white male, about 25-years-old near the scene but Sgt. Parizek said it’s unclear whether the man was a witness or possible suspect. Detectives would like to speak with the man.

If you have any information about the stabbing, please call Des Moines Police at 515-283-4078.