Augustine Castillo Mendoza, 39, was arrested late Sunday morning and taken to the Durham County jail, police said.
Mendoza is accused of stabbing Manuel D. Lopez Mata, 32, of Durham, during an argument Saturday evening. Lopez Mata died at the scene, police said.
Anyone with information concerning the stabbing is asked to call 919-560-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.