WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - Police say a man was stabbed and killed Friday morning in Northeast, D.C.
The stabbing was reported just before 7:30 a.m. on 17th Street and Benning Road.
Officers tell FOX 5 that the victim was stabbed in the upper and lower body. Authorities have apparently stopped a man near the scene and have also recovered a weapon.
Several blocks of Benning Road are closed in the area while police investigate. The stabbing is still under investigation at this time.
UPDATE: Traffic Advisory: The 1600 Block of E/B Benning Road, NE is CLOSED (Only Trolley is flowing E/B) until further notice due to Police Activity. W/B is flowing. Follow Police direction for alt routes— DC Police Traffic (@DCPoliceTraffic) February 22, 2019