Anwan Glover, famous for his role as Slim Charles on the HBO hit "The Wire" was involved in a nightclub brawl, Sunday night.
CNN reports Glover, who began his career at a musician, finished performing at Cafe Asia on the north east side of Washington. While watching another performance, Glover was struck in the back of the head with an unknown object and while defending himself, was stabbed, the actor said in a Twitter posting.
Glover, who also played Cape in the Oscar winning film 12 Years of Slave, was sent to the hospital and later released.
D.C. police said an investigation is on going but no arrests have been made.