ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident in the city early this morning (Sunday, 24 July).
About 5.30am police received a report of an unconscious man lying out the front of the Quick and Go convenience store on the corner of Northbourne Avenue and Alinga Street.
Upon arrival police found an unresponsive man lying on the ground, having sustained head injuries.
A man aged in his 40s was taken to The Canberra Hospital by ACT Ambulance Service where he is undergoing emergency surgery.
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Police are aware there were a number of patrons and security staff who may have witnessed the incident and are calling on them to urgently contact ACT Policing operations on 131 444
Witnesses can also contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.