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Update: George Zimmerman Will Not Face Charges For Confrontation With Ex-Wife (911 Call)

George Zimmerman will not face charges after an alleged confrontation with his ex-wife, Shellie Zimmerman, and her father.

Shellie Zimmerman declined to file charges, Lake Mary, Fla., Police Chief Steve Bracknell told CNN Monday.

Police temporarily detained George Zimmerman after Shellie Zimmerman told police that he had threatened her and her father with a weapon. On the 911 call, Shellie Zimmerman, who filed for divorce last week, breathes heavily as she tells a dispatcher that George Zimmerman is still at the house.

"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," she said

Shellie Zimmerman also told 911 that George Zimmerman punched her father in the nose, smashed her iPad and then got in his truck.

"I don't know what he's capable of. I'm really, really scared," she said.

Mark O'Mara, George Zimmerman's attorney and a CNN legal analyst, said, "There was heightened emotion, and a disagreement took place."

The incident happened two months after Zimmerman was found not guilty of murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla.

Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce last week after pleading guilty to perjury on August 28 for lying about the state of the couple's finances during a bond hearing in April 2012. She had claimed she and her husband were pennilesss, when they actually had about $135,000 in donations.

John Donnelly, a family friend who testified in George Zimmerman's defense at trial, said Shellie Zimmerman was "devastated" when her husband "just packed up and left" after he acquitted, leaving for a month and not telling anyone where he was.

Here is the 911 call, via Gawker:

Sources: CNN, The Chicago Tribune, Gawker


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