Breaking news…It has been reported that George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin during an altercation in Florida almost two years ago, has been once again placed in police custody for an incident reportedly involving a firearm.
USA TODAY reports:
George Zimmerman was taken into custody Monday in Central Florida following an incident involving a gun with another person, WKMG-TV reports.
There were few details immediately regarding the incident in Lake Mary, Fla., Orlando TV station WKMG reports.
CNN quotes police as saying that Zimmerman is in “investigative custody.”
Police were called to a house in Lake Mary after a report that Zimmerman was involved in an incident with another person and that involved a threat.
WKMT’s SKY 6 helicopter of the scenes shows at least a half-dozen police squad cars outside the house.
Zimmerman has been arrested twice for speeding since his acquittal in the killing of a black unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin. Last week, his wife, Shellie Zimmerman. filed for divorce.
He has not been charged with any crime.
Zimmerman’s wife, Shellie, recently announced plans to divorce.
Her attorney told ABC News that George pulled a knife on her today after she discovered a firearm in the house they shared. He then pulled a gun on her and her father after a verbal altercation went bad, according to attorney Kelly Sims.
George Zimmerman’s attorney, Mark O’Mara, did not immediately respond to request for comment.
Josh Margolin and Aaron Katersky contributed to this report.
Story is developing…We will keep you posted.