WASHISNGTON, DC (WUSA)--DC Police say a man was stabbed to death after an altercation on the 700 block of 8th Street SE, across from the Marine Corps Barracks.
DC Police have identified the victim as 23-year old Philip Bushong of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
The suspect has been identified as 20-year old Micahel Joseph Poth, who lived at the Marine Barracks Washington.
Both victim and suspect are U.S. Marines.
Police say that officers responded to the location at approximately 2:40 a.m. and found an adult male suffering from stab wounds. The man was transported to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Police say the suspect was arrested and charged with Murder. Witnesses told investigators they heard the suspect yelling homophobic slurs at the victim just before Bushong was stabbed.