ST. IGNATIUS, Mont. -

A 17-year-old St. Ignatius male teen is in the hospital after Lake County officials say he was stabbed in his back and head.

It happened on 3rd Avenue in St. Ignatius. The Lake County Sheriff's office says there were several people in the home when the stabbing happened around 1:20 Sunday morning.

Police arrested a 14-year-old boy who is currently in custody for the stabbing.

The 17-year-old is in St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula. NBC Montana was told he is in critical care but in stable condition.