Peter Hermann Journalist covering crime, especially the DC Police Department November 8th at 14:08 A man was fatally stabbed Thursday morning near the Hechinger mall in northeastern Washington, DC police said is produced around 9:30 am in block 1500 at Benning Road NE, which is also near Starburst Plaza, which is named after a confluence of streets that meet there. Police said the victim was unconscious on the scene. It was not immediately obvious whether the stabbing occurred inside a building or residence, or outside. His name has not been made public pending the notification of relatives. In September, police reported an upsurge in violence along the northeastern Benning Road corridor, which extends to the east of the plaza approximately 10 blocks between neighborhoods. Kingman Park and Carver-Langston. Starburst Plaza consists of Bladensburg Road, H Street, Florida Avenue, Benning Road and Maryland Avenue. .