Police in Gatineau, Que. are investigating a woman's claims that she received stab wounds in her abdomen from falling on a knife.

Officers were called to a home on de la Baie Street near Greber Boulevard and Saint Louis Street at about 1 a.m. Tuesday.

A 33-year-old woman was suffering from stab wounds and told police she had fallen on a knife.

A 38-year-old man was taken in for questioning but Gatineau police said he isn't under arrest.

The investigation continues.