Three people were arrested in connection with the alleged attempted murder of a man in Aberdeen.
The incident on George Street in the city on Tuesday around 20:20 clock was the 41-year-old seriously injured.
The police said he was being treated in the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Two men aged 33 and 27 and a 36-year-old woman were arrested. Det Insp Allen Shaw of Police Scotland said the investigation is continuing.