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Attorney: George Zimmerman not seriously hurt after shooting

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July 9, 2013, file photo: George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom for a lunch break his trial in Seminole Circuit Court, in Sanford, Fla. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, Pool, File) July 9, 2013, file photo: George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom for a lunch break his trial in Seminole Circuit Court, in Sanford, Fla. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, Pool, File)

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer for George Zimmerman says his client wasn't seriously injured after being involved in a shooting in Florida.

Attorney Don West says a bullet missed Zimmerman's head in Monday's shooting in the Orlando suburb of Lake Mary.

West says Zimmerman was sprayed with glass from his vehicle's windshield and other debris.

He says Zimmerman was released from a hospital.

Zimmerman was acquitted in 2013 of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, in a case that sparked protests and national debate about race relations.

The Lake Mary Police Department said in a Twitter post that officers responded to a shooting involving the former neighborhood watch volunteer. The tweet provided no other details, and a spokeswoman didn't return multiple phone calls.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police officers in Florida say George Zimmerman has been involved in a shooting.

The Lake Mary Police Department said in a Twitter post that their officers responded Monday to a shooting involving the former neighborhood watch leader. The tweet provided no other details, and a spokeswoman didn't return multiple phone calls.

Zimmerman was acquitted in 2013 of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, in a case that sparked protests and national debate about race relations.

The Justice Department later announced it was not bringing a civil rights case against Zimmerman.

Since his acquittal, Zimmerman has had several brushes with the law.

Those include two incidents involving allegations of assault by girlfriends, and his wife claiming he smashed her iPad.

Charges were either dropped or not pursued because of a lack of evidence in those cases.

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