The assault happened on the 1300 block of Columbia Road NW about 11:15 a.m. Thursday. The area is about a block south of the Columbia Heights Metro station.
The attacker and the victim were arguing in or near a home when the screwdriver stabbing occurred, according to authorities.
The individual with the screwdriver left the scene soon after the attack.
The victim was brought to a local hospital for treatment.
Police have arrested someone in connection with the crime. But the person’s identity wasn’t immediately clear.
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