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George Zimmerman Update: Police release dash camera video in alleged domestic dispute, report says

Zimmerman: Police release dash camera video in alleged domestic dispute

(CBS) LAKE MARY, Fla. -Lake Mary police on Tuesday released a dash camera video showing police approaching George Zimmerman after a reported domestic dispute with his estranged wife, Shellie, reports CBS affiliate WKMG.

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In the video, Zimmerman can be seen walking backwards towards a police vehicle with his hands in the air. He's also seen kneeling with his hands behind his head as police approach him and apparently handcuff him.

Monday afternoon, Shellie Zimmerman called Lake Mary authorities to her parents' home, saying her estranged husband was threatening her and her father with a gun. Days earlier, she had filed for divorce.

"He's in his car and he continually has his hand on his gun and he keeps saying 'step closer' and he's just threatening all of us," Shellie Zimmerman said in a 911 call.

She later changed her story. According to police, Shellie Zimmerman and her father now say they never saw a gun, and no gun was found. Although CBS affiliate WKMG reports that Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O'Mara, said Zimmerman had a gun holstered to his body.

Shellie Zimmerman has said she won't press charges, but police say video of the alleged dispute on her damaged iPad could play into whether authorities file charges.

Lake Mary Police Department spokesman Zach Hudson said Tuesday that the iPad captured video of the dispute, but the mobile device was in pieces and needed to be examined in a lab.

In her 911 call, Shellie Zimmerman said: "He then accosted my father then took my iPad out of my hands. He then smashed it and cut it with a pocketknife, and there is a Lake Mary city worker across the street that I believe saw all of it."

Mark O'Mara, who served as Zimmerman's attorney in his murder trial in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, said his client did nothing wrong in Monday's incident. However, on Tuesday, he said he will not represent Zimmerman in Monday's domestic dispute, the station reports. He will continue to represent Zimmerman in a lawsuit against NBC.

The couple separated a month after he was acquitted of second-degree murder in the Feb. 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on July 13. The case made international news after it took police several weeks to arrest Zimmerman in the case.

Shellie Zimmerman has also had trouble with the law. On Aug. 28, she pleaded guilty to misdemeanor perjury and was sentenced to one year of probation. She had been accused of lying about the couple's financial situation when she testified at George Zimmerman's bond hearing in June 2012.

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