Police in Temple were investigating a possible stabbing Thursday afternoon.

Temple Police Department Media Relations Specialist Ellen Morton reports that officers responded to an emergency call in the 700 block of East Downs at 2:53 PM.

Upon arrival, they discovered an injured man and "immediately began performing lifesaving measures". The man was transported to Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple for treatment.

Morton did not release the man's name or the extent of his injuries.

The investigation was in its preliminary stages late Thursday afternoon. We are awaiting more information.