An adult male was found fatally shot near the 4100 block of Wheeler Road in Southeast Washington Thursday night, D.C. police said.

The victim was found unconcious at about 7:50 p.m. and was transported to a local hospital, where he later died, said Officer Paul Metcalf, a spokesman.

Police officials said the motive for the shooting was unknown, and that authorities had not identified possible suspects.

The victim’s name was not immediately released.