An early morning stabbing inside a Manhattan club has left one man hospitalized in critical condition.

The Opus Lounge on West 202nd Street was the scene of a fight that escalated into a stabbing around 4:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Pix11 has reported.

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When police arrived at the scene, they found two men stumbling around, NY1 stated in a related report, adding that authorities realized that one of the men had been stabbed.

The stabbing victim, 38, with a wound to his stomach, was taken to the hospital, Pix11 added.

"There was a fight outside, but I didn't know it was that bad," a club employee told the New York Daily News.

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The hospitalized victim remains in critical condition, and one person has been taken into custody, according to the Daily News.