The incident happened around 1:00 a.m. Friday morning at the Summer Grove Apartments in Colorado Springs.
Police say 26-year-old Santos Santier knocked on the door of an acquaintance and asked him for a cigarette. Mad that he had been woken up, the acquaintance closed the door on Santier.
Officers say Santier then kicked open the door and attacked the man inside.
Santier was arrested and faces First Degree Burglary charges.
The investigation is continuing.