A man was taken to a local hospital after a stabbing in a Tyler neighborhood.

According to Tyler police, an aggravated assault occurred in the 1100 block of Commerce Street.

Lt. Mike Malone said the victim is in surgery.

Officers are currently searching for the suspect who's been identified as 55-year-old Steven Bryant Chastain.

He is approximately 6’3", 175 pounds. Chastain has gray hair and green eyes. He may have sleeve tattoos on both arms.

Investigators are currently obtaining a warrant for Chastain's arrest for the offense of aggravated assault.

Citizens are encouraged to call 911 if they spot Chastain or the Tyler Crime Stopper’s Unit at 903-597-CUFF.