George Zimmerman, right, is escorted to a home by a Lake Mary police officer, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Lake Mary, Fla., after a domestic incident in the neighborhood where Zimmerman and his wife Shellie had lived during his murder trial. 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. Zimmerman was recently found not guilty for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
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LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) -- The 911 call seemed frantic: George Zimmerman's sobbing estranged wife said he was threatening her and her father with a gun and she feared for her life. Please come. Hours later, after police converged on the home Monday in an Orlando suburb and after speaking to her attorney, she changed her story, said Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell. She said she never saw a gun and that she and her father, whom she said Zimmerman had punched in the face, had no interest in pressing charges. Police later said they did not find a gun on Zimmerman's person. The encounter Monday was the latest in a string of events that have landed Zimmerman in the news since his acquittal July 13 of all charges for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Besides Shellie Zimmerman filing for divorce last week, George Zimmerman has twice been pulled over on suspicion of speeding and ticketed once. He's also appeared in photos at a gun maker that were published online and helped members of a family from their vehicle following a car wreck.