Police are looking for the person who stabbed a man in the city's southwest this afternoon.

Officers responded to Eighth Avenue and First Street just after 3 p.m. MT to investigate the incident. 

Police say they received a report that two men were arguing and one was stabbed in the abdomen. The suspect fled on foot.

The victim was transported to hospital in potentially life-threatening condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Calgary Crime Stoppers.