George Zimmerman being questioned by police for altercation involving gun

LAKE MARY, Fla. - Police in Lake Mary continue to investigate a fight between George Zimmerman and his estranged wife, Shellie.

Shellie called police shortly after 2 p.m. Monday to her father's house, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder threatened her with a gun.

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Portions of the 911 call made by Shellie Zimmerman follow:

"He's in his car and he continually has his hand on his gun and he keeps saying saying 'step closer' and he's just threatening all of us with his fiream...and he's going to shoot us."

"He punched my dad in the nose.  My dad has a mark on his face...he accosted my father and then took my iPad out of my hands and smashed it and cut it with a pocket knife."

Shellie Zimmerman then told the 911 dispatcher that a Lake Mary city worker may have witnessed what she said happened.

"I don't know what he's capable of, I'm really scared," Zimmerman said while breathing heavily.

"He's in his truck.  There are police here with their weapons drawn," she told the dispatcher. Shouting could be heard in the background.

 "They're telling his bodyguards to get out of the way. Oh my God. Dad, dad, get behind the car or something. I don't know if he's going to start shooting at us or not."

"We're going inside the house," Shellie told the operator.

Later, the dispatcher asked Shellie if she needed medical attention. "I don't think so. Maybe, just shock."

The 911 call lasted approximately five minutes and 15 seconds.

After several hours, Shellie and her father decided not to file charges after consulting with her attorney.

George Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O'Mara said his client never threatened his estranged wife and her father with a gun even though Shellie Zimmerman reported that in a 911 call.

Mark O'Mara said that the dispute between George and Shellie was the result of heightened emotions from their ongoing divorce.

O'Mara said there may be have been some "pushing and touching" but George Zimmerman never punched his father-in-law.

O'Mara said neither side wants to press charges.

According to Lake Mary PD PIO, Zach Hudson, the entire incident was captured on surveillance video, which is currently under review.

Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce last week.  She said she and her husband separated a month after Zimmerman was acquitted of any crime for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last July in Sanford, just a few miles away Lake Mary.

Zimmerman's acquittal led to protests nationwide.

Shellie Zimmerman was asking that her husband pay for a permanent life insurance policy with her named as the beneficiary, according to a divorce petition made public last week.

In an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" that aired last Friday, Zimmerman said her husband left her with "a bunch of pieces of broken glass" after the acquittal. She said he only stayed in their house three or four nights since the trial ended and that they even tried counseling. But she moved out Aug. 13.

"I have a selfish husband and I think George is all about George," she said.

George Zimmerman and his lawyers have made no public statements on the divorce proceedings. An email to Zimmerman's lawyers weren't immediately answered.

Last month, Shellie Zimmerman, 26, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor perjury charge for lying about the couple's finances during a bail hearing following her husband's arrest after Martin's shooting.

George Zimmerman, 29, said he acted in self-defense when he killed Martin and the polarizing case opened up national discussions on self-defense laws and race. Martin was black. Zimmerman has a white father and Hispanic mother.

Shellie Zimmerman was sentenced to a year's probation and 100 hours of community service. Her husband did not attend the sentencing hearing in the Sanford courtroom.

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