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Update: No domestic charges filed against Zimmerman

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By Gilannie Pangburn

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Update: Police in Florida say the estranged wife of George Zimmerman has changed her account of what happened today so they haven't filed domestic violence charges against Zimmerman.

Shellie Zimmerman was sobbing when she called 911 to report that her husband was threatening her with a gun and that he had punched her father in the nose. But hours later, police say, she told them she never saw a gun.             

Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce last week.

George Zimmerman's attorney says the dispute was the result of heightened emotions from their ongoing divorce. He says there may be have been some "pushing and touching'' but George Zimmerman never punched his father-in-law.

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LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) The police chief of the Orlando suburb where officers are investigating a fight between George Zimmerman and his estranged wife says Shellie Zimmerman doesn't want to press charges.

Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell says Shellie Zimmerman and her father made the decision Monday after consulting with her attorney.

Shellie Zimmerman called 911, saying her estranged husband had threatened her and her father with a gun, and that he had punched her father in the nose.

A police spokesman later said Zimmerman and his wife were blaming each other for starting the fight at her father's home in Lake Mary.

Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce last week, saying she and her husband had separated a month after he was acquitted of any crime for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

© WLNE-TV 2013/ Associated Press

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