Police were called to Northwood, in the Prospect area of the town, at around 2.30am this morning (Sunday 6th April 2014).
“A 21-year-old man had sustained a puncture wound to his abdomen,” said a Notts Police spokeswoman.
“He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.”
People living nearby say they believe he was stabbed.
A cordon remains in place while officer scour the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to call Notts Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.