Argument In Library Ends In Stabbing

Andrew TimshinThis morning at approximately 11:10 a.m., two men were inside the Selby Library in Sarasota.

Andrew Timshin, 27 (pictured), and Marcus Colbert, 26, were on the second floor, near the computers, when they became involved in an altercation. According to witnesses, during the course of the altercation, Timshin stabbed Colbert.

When officers arrived, they were directed upstairs where Timshin was sitting near the computers. He was cooperative and placed into custody. Timshin was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and transported to the Sarasota County Jail.

The victim, Colbert, was treated for wounds to his right shoulder and left side of his neck. He was taken by Bayflight Medical Helicopter to Blake Medical Center in stable condition.