George Zimmerman arrested for ‘Gun Threat’ on his wife


George Zimmerman arrested for ‘Gun Threat’ on his wife, Eyes and Voice has learned.

The estranged wife of George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin, has alleged that he threatened her with a gun.

Shellie Zimmerman called police to her father’s Florida home and claimed her husband punched her father in the nose, smashed an iPad and threatened them both with a firearm.

Police said Mrs Zimmerman declined to press charges despite the alleged threats.

She told the 911 dispatcher Mr Zimmerman had his hand on his gun while he was in his car and that she was scared because she did not know what he was capable of doing.

Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell said Mr Zimmerman had not been arrested and officers were at the house trying to determine what happened.

Police said the estranged couple accused each other of being at fault.

Mrs Zimmerman’s 911 call on Monday took place nearly a week after she filed for divorce.

Shellie Zimmerman

Shellie Zimmerman has filed for divorce

In the divorce petition, Mrs Zimmerman said she and her husband separated a month after he was found not guilty over the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon, a verdict that led to nationwide protests.

Monday’s run-in with law enforcement is the third for Mr Zimmerman since his trial concluded in July.

He has been stopped twice for speeding – once in Texas and again in Florida on September 3.

In August, Mrs Zimmerman pleaded guilty to lying during a bail hearing after her husband’s 2012 arrest for the killing of Trayvon.

She was sentenced to one-year probation and 100 hours of community service for the misdemeanour perjury charge.

In an interview with ABC’s Good Morning America, Mrs Zimmerman called her husband “selfish”, adding that he left her with “a bunch of pieces of broken glass” after the acquittal.

Mr Zimmerman and his lawyers have made no public statements on the divorce proceedings.

His brother Robert Zimmerman Jr, tweeted that “we’ve learned from GZ case not to ‘jump to conclusions,’ to wait for facts, & to avoid speculation. ‘News’ is a business – not your friend.”

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