A man was shot and wounded Thursday night in Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.

Police responded to the report of a shooting at Bladensburg Avenue and V Street about 10:43 p.m., said Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman. The victim was found conscious and breathing, but no other information could be immediately learned about his condition or the circumstances of the shooting.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.