Vancouver police say a stabbing in the Southlands neighbourhood on Saturday morning left a man in critical condition.

Investigators said it happened around 6 a.m., near West 5th Avenue and Southwest Marine Drive.

The victim is in his early 20s, police said.

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The incident drew a large police presence, including the VPD’s Emergency Response Team and witnesses posted to social media reporting they heard several loud bangs.

Video from the scene showed officers ordering a man from a home and placing him in handcuffs.

Police are expected to provide more information on Saturday afternoon.

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