A man was fatally shot in Southwest Washington, officials said.

D.C. police said the incident occurred around 8:11 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of P Street SW, about three blocks from Nationals Park. Police had received calls for the sound of gunfire. When officers arrived they found a man unconscious and suffering from several gunshot wounds, police officials said.

Authorities later identified the victim as Marquette Harris, 27, of Southwest.

The D.C. region has seen 211 homicides so far this year, according to tracking by The Washington Post. Of those, 123 have been in the District.

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