Police are searching for two suspects after a man was brutally beaten overnight near Ossington Avenue and Bloor Street.
Paramedics found the man at the scene without vital signs at around 2:30 a.m.
Det-Sgt. Terry Browne said the attackers had left the victim in life-threatening condition.
He was rushed to a trauma centre and remains in critical condition.
Browne said police are starting to piece together what happened but are asking any witnesses with information to come forward.