A D.C. man was charged with murder Wednesday after a fatal stabbing in Northeast Washington Tuesday night, police said.
The incident happened around 10:37 p.m. Tuesday in the 3700 block of Minnesota Avenue NE. D.C. police said officers were “flagged down for the report of a stabbing.”
The victim, 53-year-old Curtis Barnum of Southeast, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
On Wednesday, 42-year-old Antione Little of Southeast was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing, police said.
This comes as the D.C. region has seen more than 210 homicides, according to a tracking done by The Washington Post. Of those, 122 have been in the District, mainly in the Southeast and Northeast quadrants.