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Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: A newly released police interview video shows George Zimmerman’s girlfriend describing in detail how the former neighborhood watch volunteer pointed a shotgun at her face and choked her last month.
Weeks later, Samantha Scheibe recanted her story, saying she felt intimidated by police and coerced into saying that Zimmerman threatened her. Prosecutors subsequently declined to charge Zimmerman and the couple were seen retrieving his guns together, smiling.
But on November 19, as Ms Scheibe sat with a Sanford, Florida, police detective, she calmly said that Zimmerman retrieved his pump-action shotgun from a weapons bag and pointed at it from just a few feet away when she threatened to call police.
The 27-year-old blonde also told a story, with no prompting, about how Zimmerman choked her during a fight a week and a half earlier – wrapping his hands around her throat until she had trouble breathing and her voice became hoarse.
When asked why she didn’t call the police that time, Ms Scheibe responded: ‘Because I feel like he always gets off, to be honest.’
Zimmerman, 30, has been in the public eye since February 2012, when he shot and killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. He was acquitted of all charged this summer after claiming acted in self defense.
In the interview, Ms Scheibe describes how the couple began to fight after she told Zimmerman she was kicking him out of her house. He began to pack his things, including two firearms, an AR15 assault rifle and a Kel-Tec pump shotgun. Keep Reading