Man stabbed, killed in Northeast 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.