London police say one man is in hospital in critical condition following an early morning shooting in the downtown area.

Police tell CTV News that the victim was found in the parking lot of 198 John Street (near Richmond Street) around 2:23 a.m.

Information is sparse at this time but no arrests have been made and no weapon as been found.

It is unclear if any suspects have been identified.

More information is expected to be released Friday morning.