WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A man was transported to the hospital after a stabbing in Chinatown Thursday afternoon, Metropolitan police said.

The stabbing happened around noon near the intersection of 7th and H Streets in NW, D.C., according to authorities.

WMATA confirms that Gallery Place Metro entrance at 7th and H Streets is currently shutdown for the investigation.

Police said a man was transported from the scene conscious and breathing.