Police are searching for as many as seven people who police believe jumped a man, stabbed him several times and left him in critical condition in the middle of Capen Street in Hartford.
Police received the 911 call around 2 a.m. and the attackers were gone by the time officers arrived.
Rocks might have been thrown as well.
Police believe they found the knife used in the stabbing in the street.
The victim is in critical, but stable condition.