George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, was involved in another shooting Monday, according to authorities.
Via WESH Orlando:
The shooting involved two men and happened on Lake Mary Boulevard, police said.
Officers at the scene said it appeared Zimmerman suffered a minor gunshot wound, Bracknell said.
He walked normally into the ambulance, so he wasn’t being helped or nothing,” one witness told the station. “They actually backed up the ambulance next to his driver side so he could walk into the door.”
Since his acquittal Zimmerman has has refashioned himself as a kind of peripatectic gun rights celebrity, and been involved in numerous scrapes with the law, including aggravated assault with a weapon.
UPDATE — 3:20 p.m. ET: Watch a report from Fox News below:
UPDATE – 3:30 p.m. ET: More details, via WESH-TV:
Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell said the shooting may have been related to an “ongoing dispute” involving Zimmerman and another person.
Kenneth Cornell told WESH 2’s Gail Paschall-Brown that he called 911 after the alleged shooter approached him and said, “I shot George Zimmerman.” Cornell said the alleged shooter then got on the phone with dispatch and explained what happened.
[…]”[Zimmerman] walked normally into the ambulance, so he wasn’t being helped or nothing,” said witness Ricardo Berrare. “They actually backed up the ambulance next to his driver side so he could walk into the door.”
[…] Zimmerman’s attorney Don West said a bullet missed Zimmerman’s head, but he was sprayed with glass from his vehicle’s windshield and other debris.
[h/t WESH Orlando]
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