Zimmerman Charged With Aggravated Assault After Allegedly Pointing Gun At Girlfriend

George Zimmerman was charged Monday with aggravated assault with a weapon, battery and criminal mischief after his girlfriend claimed he pointed a long-barreled shotgun at her inside their residence, Florida police told reporters during a press conference Monday.

After police responded to her 911 call, Zimmerman pushed his girlfriend out of the home in Apopka, and barricaded himself inside. A table was broken inside the residence, and Zimmerman was not holding a weapon at the time. Police said there were at least two weapons inside the home.

Zimmerman’s girlfriend did not sustain any injuries.

The aggravated assault charge is a felony, and the other two charges are misdemeanors.

Police did not charge Zimmerman after an altercation with his estranged ex-wife in August.

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