District police are investigating the fatal shooting of a Northwest man in the Petworth neighborhood early Saturday morning.

According to Officer Araz Alali, a Metropolitan Police Department spokesman, police responded at approximately 1:50 a.m. to a report of gunshots in the 500 block of Crittenden Street NW, where they found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was transferred to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries. Police identified the victim as Antione Bates, 23, of Northwest.