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George Zimmerman threatened to kill man in road rage?

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@philochko on twitter Florida man claims George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin, threatened to shoot him during a road rage incident this week. Zimmerman, 30, was contacted by police Thursday about the incident, but not arrested, the Orlando Sentinel reported. lRelated Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse charges; deactivated for game Sports Now Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse charges; deactivated for game See all related 8 In a 911 call Tuesday, 35-year-old Matthew Apperson said Zimmerman became enraged while driving and began yelling he would shoot Apperson. "George Zimmerman was the driver, and they were threatening to kick my ... and to shoot me," Apperson told the dispatcher. Apperson said he drove to a gas station to call police and Zimmerman followed him, still making threats. Zimmerman was contacted by officers Thursday when Apperson again called police to say Zimmerman was again following him and he feared for his safety, according to the 911 call. cComments Let's see: wife calls police on him. Girlfriend calls police on him. Police officer in Texas has to tell him to stop fiddling with his gun. Random driver calls police on him. And all that time I've had how many encounters with law enforcement? Zero. Of course the NRA certainly wants... BicycleLife at 8:29 AM September 13, 2014 Add a comment See all comments 21 When police contacted Zimmerman, he was armed and said he was in the area for a doctor’s appointment, according to dash cam video and an officer’s body cam. Officers took the gun from Zimmerman, but returned it at the end of their contact with him, according to the videos. Zimmerman’s demeanor was calm during the conversation with police, according to the videos. Zimmerman was acquitted last year in the 2012 shooting death of Martin, an unarmed teenager whom Zimmerman said he shot in self-defense. Since that time, Zimmerman has had other run-ins with the law involving his temper and alleged threats with guns.