A busy section of Portage Avenue was closed for several hours Sunday morning after a man was found with serious injuries.

Just after 2 a.m., officers responded to Portage Avenue and Arlington Street following reports of an injured male in the area.

When officers arrived, they found a 46-year-old man with serious injuries. Officers provided medical care until emergency crews arrived at the scene.

The man was transported to hospital in critical condition, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Eastbound Portage Avenue was closed at Arlington Street and Arlington Street was closed north of Portage Avenue for several hours while police investigated the scene.

The Homicide Unit has taken over this investigation and is asking anyone with information, including video surveillance, to contact investigators at 204-986-6508 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS.