A 30-year-old man was fatally shot Friday evening in the 1900 block of Sixth Street in Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police.

The shooting occurred about 6:20 p.m. Police identified the victim as Rashad Scott of Southeast Washington.

Scott was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made. An investigation into the incident is ongoing, police said.

Homicides in the District are up 17 percent compared with this time last year.