WASHINGTON — Police are investigating after a man was fatally stabbed in on H Street in northeast Washington.

The Metropolitan Police Department says it happened in the 800 block of H Street NE on Monday just before 4 p.m.

Police say they were called for a report of an aggravated assault and that when they arrived they found an adult man suffering from apparent stab wounds. Police say the man was taken to a hospital where he died. Police identified the man as 44-year-old Eric Lee Smith of Suitland, Maryland.

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