George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody After Gun Incident at In-Laws' Home

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George Zimmerman is back in police custody after police responded to a gun-related incident at the Lake Mary, Florida, home of the parents of his wife Shellie Zimmerman.

Mrs. Zimmerman had just filed for divorce last week.

Details of the incident are unclear, but Zimmerman was involved in a domestic dispute that involved a threat made with a firearm.

ClickOrlando reports that the home belongs to David and Machelle Dean, Mrs. Zimmerman's parents. Though, it's unknown who besides Mr. Zimmerman was involved in the altercation.

A Lake Mary police spokesman tells the station that police are still "trying to determine what exactly happened."

Shellie Zimmerman revealed last month that she had walked out on George and stayed at her parent's home the night before George fatally shot Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin.

Update: ABC News reports that the incident involved Zimmerman allegedly threatening his wife and father-in-law.

The network talked to an attorney for Shellie Zimmerman:

Her attorney told ABC News that George pulled a knife on her today after she discovered a firearm in the house they shared. He then pulled a gun on her and her father after a verbal altercation went bad, according to attorney Kelly Sims.

"He's in his car and he continually has his hand on his gun and he keeps saying 'step closer' and he's just threatening all of us," Shellie Zimmerman said in a 911 call obtained by Click Orlando.

"He punched my dad in the nose," she continues. She also claims that Zimmerman smashed her iPad.

Police are still investigating, and no charges have been filed or arrests made yet.

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brp305
brp305

George Zimmerman's attorney confirmed that GZ indeed had a gun on his person and also reiterated that GZ does have a concealed weapon permit to carry his toy of choice. Remember, good ole Georgie is Lake Mary's "Favorite Son."  The police department is contradicting GZ's attorney by making the statement, "We didn't see a gun on GZ's person, assuming they searched him for weapons, with that said, "Who do you believe is telling the truth, George Zimmerman's attorney or St. Mary's Police Department?

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

The only åsshøle that alway get a way is you George

Keep in mind that george zimmerman was involved in a bitter domestic violence incident with his ex-fiancee, Veronica Zuazo. Zimmerman attacked her while the two were driving to a counseling session Zimmerman became enraged that she had come home late. They wrestled and he threw her on the bed, smacking her

Zimmerman followed a man in his car until the police arrived. Daniel Osmun, the other driver, told police that Zimmerman was tailgating and that he spit his gum out the window "out of frustration.

In 2005, Zimmerman was arrested and charged with "resisting officer with violence" and "battery of law enforcement officer." Both these felonies are considered third-degree. Due to his desperate attempts, the charges were reduced to "resisting officer without violence" a

zimmerman work as security He was fired for being too aggressive with patrons. He picked up and threw a women. It was pure rage. She twisted her ankle.

At an emergency homeowner’s association meeting on March 1,2012 “one man was escorted out because he openly expressed his frustration because he had previously contacted the Sanford Police Department about Zimmerman approaching him and even coming to his home,” the resident wrote in an email to HuffPost. “It was also made known that there had been several complaints about George Zimmerman and his tactics" in his neighborhood watch captain role.”

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mowmowsisi1
mowmowsisi1

Actually there was no gun involved and the cops now believe that the estranged ex wife made the entire story up.........

The reporting jumped the "gun"....

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anthonyrink5

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illwilled19
illwilled19

Anyone of us would be locked up right now , but Karma is a bitch and when he gets locked up in general population , his ass is going to be the Treat of the Week !

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

@illwilled19 

 Shellie better watch out. He might stand his ground and shoot her in self-defense of his emotions. So the night when George Zimmerman killer took the life of an innocent kid he was medicated, frustrated and MAD about his wife not being in their home? No wonder he had such aggression towards "these punks that always get away" .. His exact words! No wonder he pursued Trayvon. looking for an altercation. He was mad, in a bad mood from obvious personal reasons with the wife. The prosecution did a plss poor job at laying out the mindset of killer z on that night. He was OBVIOUSLY disturbed! He has a history of violence DOCUMENTED And now” 

 “Who is really surprised by this? He think he is above the law.


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