George Zimmerman Injured in Florida Shooting, Police Say

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George Zimmerman, who was acquitted by a jury after killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, was reportedly involved in a shooting incident in Florida on Monday. WESH-TV in Orlando reports that the shooting happened shortly before 1 p.m., and appeared to be a road-rage incident regarding an “ongoing dispute” between Zimmerman and the other person involved. Zimmerman suffered a “minor gunshot wound”; at least one bullet hole was visible in the passenger-side window of Zimmerman’s vehicle in footage from the scene. In January, prosecutors decided not to charge Zimmerman after allegedly throwing a wine bottle at a girlfriend; domestic-violence charges were dropped after a separate incident in 2013. In February, the Justice Department decided not to file hate-crime charges against Zimmerman.

George Zimmerman Shot in Florida, Police Say