It happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday at a home in the 2300 block of Finch Ridge Drive.
Authorities said Calvin Hicks and a suspect were involved in a confrontation earlier in the day. The suspect later returned to Hicks' house and another argument ensued.
They say that's when Hicks suffered a non life threatening stabbing injury to his upper arm.
Hicks was taken to Wake Memorial Hospital for treatment.
The suspct was only described as a black male.