Police: Homeless men sleeping on stairwell attacked

- Two men were attacked in an overnight stabbing, according to Atlanta police. 

Authorities said two homeless men were sleeping on the stairwell of a building on Ponce De Leon Avenue when a person came up the stairs and attempted to rob them. 

Police were called to the scene shortly after midnight. Investigators said the suspected stabber and one of the victims eventually fell from the second story of the building.

The attacker got away, according to police. 

The injured man is listed in critical condition. 

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