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article imageGeorge Zimmerman taken into custody after incident with gun

By Anne Sewell     Sep 9, 2013 in Crime
Lake Mary - George Zimmerman has reportedly been taken into custody in Central Florida in connection with an incident involving a gun and another person. He is apparently being held at the home of a relative of his estranged wife. Updates.
According to ClickOrlando, Lake Mary police told the media that they were called to a house on Sprucewood Road on Monday afternoon.
A report had been received that Zimmerman was involved in an altercation with another person and that there was a threat involved.
According to records, the home is owned by David and Machelle Dean. Apparently Dean is Zimmerman's wife, Shellie's, maiden name.
Zach Hudson, a spokesman for the Lake Mary police said that police are "trying to determine what exactly happened."
Few details are currently available, but there is a live broadcast by Sky 6 over the scene of the incident.
ABC News is reporting that Zimmerman is being held at the residence of a relative, on suspicion of domestic battery of his estranged wife.
The incident comes just a few days after Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce.
Zimmerman was found not guilty of the second-degree murder of Trayvon Martin in July 2013.
This article will be updated as more details emerge.
Update:
Sky 6 has just reported that Zimmerman is located under a tree in the yard of a house, directly across the road from Shellie Zimmerman's parents' home.
There are apparently eight police vehicles on the scene.
Update 2:
Sky 6 is reporting that it looks as though police officers are questioning those involved in the incident and occasionally cross over to check details with Zimmerman. Zimmerman is reportedly relaxed, no sign of tensions.
Update 3:
Zimmerman just walked off with a police officer under the trees and the camera is no longer picking him up.
Update 4:
Click Orlando reports that as at 3:45 pm, no arrest has been made and Zimmerman is "no longer in investigative detention," but is still at the home.
Police are reportedly investigating the incident as a domestic battery.
Apparently Shellie Zimmerman said in the 911 call:
"I don’t know what he’s capable of"
"I’m really scared."
Shellie Zimmerman apparently told her dad to "get behind the car or something - I don't know if he's going to start shooting at us or something," during the 911 call.
She also said her father said he "feels like he's going to have a heart attack."
"He punched my dad in the nose my dad has a mark on the nose. I saw his glasses were on the floor," Shellie Zimmerman said in the call.
"He then accosted my father then took my iPad out of my hands. He then smashed it and cut it with a pocketknife, and there is a Lake Mary city worker across the street that I believe saw all of it."
Update 5:
It appears to have been a pretty normal domestic dispute relating to the pending divorce case and some bad tempers. Should there be any further information, this article will be updated.
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