A 24-year-old man is dead, becoming Ottawa's first homicide of 2017, after a stabbing at a home on Joseph Cyr Street in the Cyrville neighbourhood early this morning.

Brian Boucher

A family friend confirmed this is a photo of Brian Boucher. (Facebook)

Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to 1155 Joseph Cyr St. — a home on a small street between Cyrville Road and Lemieux Street that also boasts a hotel and a car dealership  — at 5:30 a.m. ET Thursday.

The man was found in critical condition and was taken to hospital, according to Ottawa Police Service spokesman Const. Chuck Benoit.

Police have identified him as 24-year-old Brian Boucher of Ottawa.

No arrests have been made, police said, and the major crimes unit is investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call the unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

1155 Joseph Cyr Street stabbing Feb 2 2017

Police cordon off the home with crime scene tape. (Hillary Johnstone/CBC)