WASHINGTON -- A man was stabbed in the stomach near the Columbia Heights Metro, according to Metropolitan police.

The stabbing happened just before 3 a.m. in the 1100 block of Irving St. in Northwest D.C.

When police got to the scene they found a man with one stab wound to the stomach. The victim was conscious when he was transported to the hospital.

Police said the suspect was last seen running eastbound in the 1100 block of Irving St.