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Closing Arguments Held In Zimmerman Trial

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UPDATED: Monday, May 11, 2015, 3:09 PM ET –

An employee at a nearby business has informed CNN that the man who fired a weapon, injuring George Zimmerman, said the former neighborhood watchman was waving a gun during the dispute.

Employee Kenneth Cornell said the unidentified shooter informed him that he and Zimmerman have had previous three disputes.

The man shouted to Cornell: “I shot George Zimmerman, call 911. I don’t have a phone.”

Cornell said the man didn’t know whether Zimmerman was hurt. He called 911.

NewsOne has not verified Cornell’s claims.

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UPDATED: Monday, May 11, 2015, 2:40 p.m. ET –

A police spokesperson said it appeared that George Zimmerman was shot in a “road rage” incident, reportsCNN. There were no fatalities in the incident, said police, and Zimmerman was able to “walk normally” into an ambulance, reported WESH.

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George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watchman who was acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2013, was injured in a shooting in Lake Mary, Florida on Monday afternoon, WESH 2 Newsreports.

Zimmerman suffered a minor gunshot wound, police say.

The shooting involved two men and happened on Lake Mary Boulevard, police said.

This is Zimmerman’s second time in headlines this year — in January he was accused of assaulting his girlfriend. No criminal charges were filed.

After the fatal shooting of Martin, Zimmerman had numerous run-ins with the law that included a number of traffic violations and a case of alleged assault between he and ex-wife Shelley Zimmerman.

Story developing…

SOURCE: WESH | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty

SEE ALSO:

George Zimmerman Blames President Obama For Stirring Racial Tensions After Trayvon Martin’s Death

 

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Article Courtesy of WESH-TV Orlando and News One

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