Roanoke Rapids Police Department Deputy Chief Andy Jackson said officers reported the male victim had wounds to the chest and shoulder area.
The victim, whose name Jackson declined to release, was transported to Halifax Regional and then transferred to an undisclosed medical facility.
Officers responded to the scene shortly before 11:15 p.m.
Jackson said it appears several suspects may have been involved and anyone with information is encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.
There is no known motive at this time. Jackson declined comment on what type of weapon was used.