The actor is recovering and his injuries are not life-threatening.
Anwan Glover, star of The Wire, who also recently appeared in Twelve Years A Slave, has been stabbed at a DC nightclub. The actor is not in danger, he received a laceration and a bruise, but his injuries are not life threatening. Following the altercation, he was quickly rushed to hospital.
Glover's rep said that his client did not see the attacker.
As for the details of the incident, they remain largely unclear. According to E! News, Glover was stabbed in a very crowded area of Washington’s popular Café Asia, however the events that led to the altercation have not been disclosed.
According to the victim’s rep, Glover did not see his attacker. The actor heard someone yell “He has a knife!” before feeling a sharp pain. He went down without realizing who had injured him or why.
"He has no idea who did it, or why," his rep told E! News. Police are actively investigating the case.
"He is in stable condition," the rep also said. "Doctors expect a full and fast recovery."
Glover played gang member Slim Charles in the popular HBO series, The Wire. He went on to portray the minor character Cape on Twelve Years A Slave.