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LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - The police chief of the Orlando suburb where officers are investigating a fight between George Zimmerman and his estranged wife says Shellie Zimmerman doesn't want to press charges.
    
Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell says Shellie Zimmerman and her father made the decision Monday after consulting with her attorney.
    
Shellie Zimmerman called 911, saying her estranged husband had threatened her and her father with a gun, and that he had punched her father in the nose.
    
A police spokesman later said Zimmerman and his wife were blaming each other for starting the fight at her father's home in Lake Mary.
    
Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce last week, saying she and her husband had separated a month after he was acquitted of any crime for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman's wife says on a 911 call that her estranged husband punched her father in the nose, grabbed an iPad out of her hand and smashed it and threatened them both with a gun.
    
Shellie Zimmerman said Monday on the 911 call that she was scared because she didn't know what George Zimmerman is capable of doing.
    
She says he had his hand on his gun while he was in his car.
    
Zimmerman hadn't been arrested by late afternoon and police officers were at the house of Shellie Zimmerman's father trying to determine what happened.
    
Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce last week, saying she and her husband had separated a month after he was acquitted of any crime for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman's wife has called police to her father's house, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder threatened her with a gun.
    
Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell says Shellie Zimmerman called police shortly after 2 p.m. Monday.
    
Bracknell says Zimmerman hasn't been arrested and officers are at the house trying to determine what happened.
    
Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce last week.
    
In the divorce petition, Shellie Zimmerman says she and her husband separated a month after Zimmerman was acquitted of any crime for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin last July.
    
Zimmerman's acquittal led to protests nationwide.

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