Ozark police say the incident happened around 11 o'clock Saturday night on Hull Street.
Authorities say 21 year old Reginald Rogers was at a house party at the residence with a number of other people.
The person of interest allegedly had an altercation with Rogers a few weeks back and saw him at the party.
Rogers was cut on the side of his face with an unknown object and taken to Dale Medical Center.
He was treated with 14 stitches and released.
Police say they hope to have the person in custody by the end of Sunday night.
It is not known what the fight was about.