Zimmerman: She 'Went Crazy on Me'
Girlfriend: 'You put your gun in my freaking face!'
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 19, 2013 12:39 AM CST
Updated Nov 19, 2013 1:40 AM CST
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(Newser) – George Zimmerman is back in jail and Florida authorities have released 911 calls giving conflicting versions of the events leading up to his arrest on domestic violence charges yesterday. In girlfriend Samantha Scheibe's call, she can be heard shouting "You put your gun in my freaking face and told me to get the f--- out!'" before Zimmerman apparently pushes her out of the house, reports Mediaite. "He knows how to do this, he knows how to play this game," Schiebe tells the operator, describing the four guns Zimmerman had in the house, where they had been living together since August.

Zimmerman barricaded himself inside the house and gave up peacefully when deputies arrived, but not before making a 911 call of his own, telling the dispatcher "I just want everyone to know the truth," reports the Orlando Sentinel. "My girlfriend has ... for lack of a better word, gone crazy on me," he said as police knocked on the door. "She just started smashing stuff, taking stuff that belonged to me." Zimmerman said he had started packing his things—including the guns—after a dispute with Scheibe, who he said was pregnant and had decided to raise the child on her own. Police say the 27-year-old isn't pregnant. Zimmerman's wife filed for divorce in early September; a few day later, she told cops he'd threatened her with a gun, though she eventually declined to press charges.

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Nov 19, 2013 7:41 PM CST
Well, he got part of the story straight, any woman who chooses to date him is not all there mentally, but, I'd likely give her the benefit of the two stories as to what we have to decide actually happened. Certainly based on the voices expressed in the two 911 calls, if she IS faking her story, she does a much better job emoting over the phone to a 911 dispatcher than he does. :-)
Jim Beam
Nov 19, 2013 6:40 PM CST
....clearly, a pattern here--he's a drama queen/control freak crossing lines.
Steven Riley
Nov 19, 2013 1:22 PM CST
Sounds like it's going to be "he said, she said".