An 18 year old man was critically injured after he was stabbed several times Friday night, and police are investigating whether he was attacked in a drug deal.

It happened about 10:30 p.m. at the Maverick Creek Villas in the 15000 block of Chase Hill.

Initially police received a call about someone chasing another person with a gun. 

A sergeant went to check out the situation and found the victim lying outside a apartment.

He had several stab wounds on his back.  He was taken to University Hospital in critical condition.

No arrests have made.

Relatives of the victim say the stabbing was the result of a drug deal.