A man was fatally shot in Northeast Washington on Monday evening, the police said.

The shooting occurred a few minutes after 6 p.m. in the 3500 block of Jay Street NE, said Officer Sean Hickman, a police spokesman.

The site is in a residential area adjacent to Kenilworth Park, and just east of the Anacostia River. The victim was found outdoors, Hickman said.

Police said they were looking for two people in connection with the shooting.

One was described as a black man who wore a blue sweater hoodie and gray jeans. The other was described as a black man in a light blue jacket and bleached jeans.

The name of the victim was not released immediately.