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UPDATE: New Allegation Made Against Zimmerman In Court

George Zimmerman in court on Tuesday George Zimmerman in court on Tuesday

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman has been released from jail hours after his first court appearance on domestic violence-related charges.
    
Zimmerman was seen walking out of the jail smiling, then getting into a car.
    
His bond was set at $9,000 earlier in the day.
    
The judge ordered that Zimmerman not possess guns. He was ordered to stay away from the girlfriend's house and wear a monitoring device.
    
Zimmerman has been charged with aggravated assault, a third-degree felony. He was also charged with battery and criminal mischief, both misdemeanors.
    
Zimmerman was taken into custody Monday after girlfriend Samantha Scheibe told deputies he pointed a shotgun at her. In a 911 call, Zimmerman denied pointing a gun at Scheibe.
    
The 30-year-old former neighborhood watch volunteer was acquitted earlier this year of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.

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SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A prosecutor says George Zimmerman's girlfriend claims he choked her about a week ago but she didn't report it to police at the time.
    
The prosecutor told a judge about the allegation during a first appearance Tuesday on domestic violence-related charges of aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief.
    
The judge set George Zimmerman's bond at $9,000 and ordered that he not possess guns or ammunition. He was ordered to stay away from the girlfriend's house and wear a monitoring device.
    
Zimmerman was taken into custody Monday after girlfriend Samantha Scheibe told deputies he pointed a shotgun at her during an argument.
    
In a 911 call, Zimmerman denied pointing a gun at Scheibe.
    
The 30-year-old former neighborhood watch volunteer was acquitted earlier this year of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.

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