BRADENTON -- A Bradenton man was charged with stabbing another man because he felt the victim was disrespecting him, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
William Francis Bellamy, 71, was arrested at 3:03 a.m. Friday at his home in the 1300 block of 13th Street West. Bellamy and the victim argued and police reported Bellamy grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim in the stomach and back of the head while by the front door. Police said the victim fled and was helped by a friend.
The victim reportedly suffered a severe laceration on the back of his head.
Bellamy told police he was so angry he wanted to kill the victim because he's tired of being disrespected, according to a report.
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Bellamy was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and held in Manatee County jail on $100,000 bond, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office website.