‘The Wire’ Star, Anwan Glover Stabbed In Washington D.C.
Anwan Glover, most known for his roles on The Wire and 12 Years a Slave was stabbed over the weekend at a Washington D.C. nightclub.
Glover was at Café Asia early Sunday morning when the attack took place. Glover told police that he was hanging out on the second floor of the nightclub when he was hit on the back of the head and punched to the ground. The actor said he was kicked a number of times before he heard someone yell “He has a knife.” That’s when he felt a sharp pain on his right side.
Glover took to Instagram on Sunday to address the incident, writing:
“As many of you are aware, i was involved in an incident last night. While supporting another band, at their show, I was involved in an altercation with some unknown people. While defending myself, I was stabbed. I was hospitalized and have been released. I am not a stranger to adversity and when shown hate, I’m going to spread love. I am recovering and will be back soon. My flesh may be stabbed but my spirit is unbreakable. I want to thank all of my fans, followers and friends for their inquiries, we’ll wishes, prayers and love. I love you all back and I’m always going to love my city. – G #FYI- I lost my phone and will get my new one tomorrow. Much love Anwan Big G Glover.”
The 41-year-old, who currently lives in Upper Marlboro, Maryland,was treated at the George Washington Hospital where he was treated for a severe laceration and a bruise. Police are currently investigating.