WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A man and woman who were walking together late Tuesday night were stabbed by a man in Southeast, D.C., Metropolitan police say.

Police responded to the 5000 block of Call Place SE around 11 p.m. where they found a man lying in the street.

The investigation shows a man and woman were walking in the area of the 5000 block of D St. when he got into an argument with a male suspect.

Authorities said the suspect stabbed the man three times. The woman tried to intervene, however was also stabbed.

Both victims are expect to recover, according to police.