Evansville Police say that Jonathan Merwin stabbed the victim multiple times during a fight in the 500 block of Jeanette Benton Drive.
That was just after 9:30 Sunday night.
Officers say when they arrived, there was a large crowd around the fight, and Merwin took off running.
E.P.D. says he ran for about three blocks before he was taken into custody.
He faces battery, as well as resisting law enforcement charges.