Man stabbed to death near National Portrait Gallery, DC police say

- A man was stabbed to death early Wednesday morning near D.C.’s Chinatown neighborhood and outside one of the District's most famous museums.

The stabbing was reported at 1:30 a.m. along 7th Street outside of the National Portrait Gallery and across from the Capital One Arena.

Police said the victim, who has not been identified, was stabbed multiple times and rushed to the hospital where he died.

Images from the crime scene showed a bicycle on the ground with evidence markers around it. Officers closed 7th Street between F and H streets as they conducted their investigation.

Investigators have no suspects or motives in the stabbing at this time. Police responded to five shooting and two additional stabbing in the District Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Anyone with information that could aid detectives in their investigation was urged to call (202) 727-9099. The Metropolitan Police Department offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of homicide suspect.

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