September 10th, 2013
01:45 PM ET

Shellie Zimmerman Calls 911: 'I Don't Know What He's Capable Of'

George Zimmerman's wife Shellie Zimmerman called  911 Monday during an alleged altercation with her estranged husband, CNN's Victor Blackwell reports.

"I don't know what he's capable of. I'm just really scared," she said.

According to the Zimmerman's attorneys, Shellie and her father, David Dean, were taking some items out of the home the couple once shared.

Defense Attorney Mark O' Mara said, "George was not aware of it and when he showed up to see a trailor and a truck, it was concerning to him. There was some conversation between George and her dad."

However, text messages between the Zimmerman's appear to show George was aware his wife would be at the home. Shellie Zimmerman also said there was more than a conversation between her husband and father.

From the 911 call: 

"He accosted my father and then took my iPad and smashed it and cut it with a pocket knife."

According to Lake Mary Police, Mrs. Zimmerman called for help when George Zimmerman allegedly reached for what she thought was his gun.

From the 911 call: 

"He is in his car and he continually has his hand on his gun and he keeps saying step closer and he is just threatening us."

Monday Zimmemrman was questioned and released and no charges were filed.

Psychotherapist Robi Ludwig and CNN Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin weighed in on the incident. Hostin says the legal scenario doesn't add up to her as even if the vicitim declines pressing charges, the state could still decide to prosecute.

"The decision to charge never lies with the victim, it lies with the government," she said.

To hear more about Zimmerman's possible state of mind during the altercation SEE FULL INTERVIEW: 

It's unclear if zimmerman really had a gun.

Police say "No one inside the house saw him with that weapon or a weapon. He said he never had a weapon on him. Nobody can place him having a weapon on him."

That's not what Zimmerman's attorney told CNN's Anderson Cooper.

Cooper: Did Zimmerman have a gun in the car?

O'Mara: He had a gun with him, yes and he was allowed to, absolutely.

Officers never checked the vehicle because they did not have a warrant and police say they have no plans to get a warrant.

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  1. The Father

    I can believe that every time this guy does something police just decline to press charges. He must be the luckiest person in the world as he can even kill someone and still police refused to do so. If you can kill another human and police refuses to press charges, this guy can beat the hell out of the father in law, the wife or anyone he wants to. He is above the law and it has been proved again

    September 11, 2013 at 1:58 am | Reply

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