George’s estranged wife, Shellie Zimmerman, has decided not to press charges after claiming George threatened her and her father with a gun on Sept. 9.
George Zimmerman just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. The man who was found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, 2012 was questioned by police on Sept. 9, after his wife, Shellie Zimmerman, claimed George threatened her life. George was detained but not arrested after the incident.
George Zimmerman Detained By Police After Allegedly Threatening His Wife
The Lake Mary Police in Lake Mary, Fla., were called to George’s house after he got into a fight with Shellie and her dad when they came by to pick up some of her things, according to TMZ. Shellie claims that she got into a “big argument” with George and that he had his hand on a gun. George reportedly smashed his wife’s iPad during the incident, according to CNN.
On Shellie’s 911 call, she told a dispatcher, “He’s in his car and he continually has his hand on his gun, and he’s saying, ‘Step closer.’ He’s just threatening all of us with his firearm. I don’t know what he’s capable of. I’m really, really scared.”
Shellie also told police that George punched her father in the nose.
Eight officers were reportedly at the house to question George and he was briefly taken into custody but later released. Shellie has said she decided not to press charges against him.
Shellie Files For Divorce From George After Murder Trial
Shellie, 26, filed for divorce on Sept. 5 in Seminole County, Fla., and this came just a few days after she did an interview on GMA where she said that she and George would most likely not stay married.
She was asked on GMA if she and George will stay together, and she responded: “I’m not going to answer that.” Then she was pressed further about whether they would stay together and she said: “That’s something I’m going to have to think about.”
George Found Not Guilty In The Killing Of Trayvon Martin
We told you that on July 13, the jury, after deliberating for over 16 hours, found George not guilty. The jury of six women, had three options: George be found guilty of second degree murder, guilty of manslaughter, or not guilty of all charges.
The jury believed that there was not enough evidence to find George guilty of killing Travyon in anything other than self-defense.
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