The violent crime occurred at or near the intersection of 14th and Irving streets NW.
The area where the stabbing happened is close to the Columbia Heights Metro station and the DC USA retail development.
Officers found a man suffering from a stab wound to his lower abdomen, according to police spokeswoman Aquita Brown. The man was conscious at the scene of the crime.
Authorities tweeted about the stabbing just after 5:15 p.m. today:
3D is working a confirmed Stabbing at 14TH street and Irving St NW. LOF a B/M tall wearing a gray shirt. 10237
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) October 16, 2016