BURNABY -- One person has been taken to hospital after a violent incident in Burnaby Monday morning.

Emergency crews flooded the area of Smith Avenue and Laurel Street around 3:15 a.m.

They found a man suffering from possible stab wounds, and he was taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

A police K9 was brought in to assist with Burnaby RCMP and their investigation.

Smith Avenue was blocked off between Laurel and Linwood streets as police investigated.