Killeen Police are investigating a stabbing that happened Wednesday morning.

A patrol officer found a man stabbed and lying in the 700 block of College Street in Killeen at 9:24 a.m., according to a police spokesperson, who added it was fortunate the victim was spotted.

Officers said the victim was in-and-out of consciousness, and he was not able to communicate well with first responders.

As of late Wednesday morning, he was in critical condition.

This is a developing story. We will update as we obtain more information.