Police officers recovered a handgun from George Zimmerman and took
two guns from a man accused of shooting at Zimmerman while both were
driving, authorities said Tuesday.
Police also released a 911 call
in which the caller says the other man, Matthew Apperson, told him he
was forced to fire his gun Monday at the former neighborhood watch
leader on a busy street in the Orlando suburb of Lake Mary.
says he had to shoot a guy through the window and he wants the police
to come," the man said on the call. "He had to shoot at somebody ... He
said it was George Zimmerman."
Zimmerman suffered minor injuries from flying glass and debris.
guns were taken from Apperson's car, including a revolver that had a
spent shell casing. Police officers will also execute a search warrant
on Zimmerman's pickup truck, said Lake Mary Police Officer Bianca
Both men had the guns legally.
Detectives are still
investigating and no charges have been filed against Zimmerman or
Apperson. She said the investigation could take time. Documents released
Tuesday show that detectives are investigating the shooting as a
possible aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill.
was a busy time of day on a very busy street," Gillett said. "We are
thinking there is someone that saw something that they could come
forward and provide that information to the Lake Mary Police