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Prosecutor: no domestic charges against Zimmerman

Court documents show George Zimmerman had five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammunition with him when deputies arrested him recently on a domestic violence charge. (WFTV)
Court documents show George Zimmerman had five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammunition with him when deputies arrested him recently on a domestic violence charge. (WFTV)
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Updated: 12/11/2013 4:30 pm
MIAMI (AP) -- Prosecutors say they will not file domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman after his girlfriend said in a sworn statement she did not want to pursue the case.

State Attorney Phil Archer in Seminole County said in a statement Wednesday that Samantha Scheibe's decision not to cooperate and the lack of other corroborating evidence made a successful prosecution unlikely.

Zimmerman had faced charges of aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief following a Nov. 18 incident at the central Florida house he shared with Scheibe. She initially told police Zimmerman pointed a shotgun at her face, then recanted in an affidavit filed this week.

Zimmerman was acquitted last summer in the shooting death of unarmed, black teenager Trayvon Martin. The case sparked a nationwide debate about race and self-defense laws.

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nativejax - 12/12/2013 12:04 PM
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The only 'karma' that was at work here was Trayvon's. and it is over. God's justice and the Court of Law's justice...The media and the 'fame' chasing ho's need to leave G.Z. alone.

Fred Thompson - 12/12/2013 12:36 AM
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Karma Zimmerman karma.
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