The shooting happened on the 2300 block of 11th Street NW around 12:30 a.m. today.
The victim was conscious when he was taken to the hospital, authorities said.
The area where gunfire broke out is close to where 23-year-old Eric Garrett was shot and gravely injured on Sept. 12. Garrett died in a local hospital earlier this week.
Police tweeted about the shooting around 2 a.m. this morning:
Alert Shooting: 2300 Block of 11th Street NW// Lookout for a B/M, 5'6",red jacket//4692
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) September 22, 2016
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