A man in his 30s was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition after a stabbing outside a downtown shelter early Friday morning.

Reports from the scene indicate that the stabbing occurred in front of the Salvation Army - Maxwell Meighen Centre on Sherbourne St. near Queen St. at around 5 a.m.

Police say that the victim sustained multiple stab wounds and was rushed to hospital via emergency run. His condition has stabilized, according to police.

A suspect in the case remains outstanding. No description has been released at this point.