Officers say the man was stabbed early Monday morning behind a church near 7th Street and Oak. The church takes in the less fortunate and the victim reportedly lives in one of their rooms.
The injured man allegedly got into some kind of altercation with another man in the area.
After he was stabbed, the victim ran for help and was found lying in the southbound lanes on 7th Street.
The man was rushed to a hospital. At last check, he was listed in very critical condition.
Police say they have a 41-year-old suspect in custody.
Officers are trying to figure out how and why the stabbing happened.
No names have been released in this case.